Tuesday, January 26, 2016
By Keith M. Phaneuf and Mark Pazniokaswww.ctmirror.org
After some initial coyness about the state budget revisions Gov. Dannel P. Malloy must submit to legislators next week, the administration confirmed today it would propose no tax hikes.
“The governor is not proposing tax increases, nor will he support them,” Malloy spokesman Devon Puglia said. This is a tough budget that will require a different solution.”
Malloy’s budget director was unusually coy on the prospect of tax increases earlier in the day.
“I don’t expect any (tax increase) proposals next week,” Office of Policy and Management Secretary Benjamin Barnes told a crowd of more than 100 who attended Connecticut Voices for Children’s annual state budget forum at the Capitol.
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