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The Cost of the Community College Consolidation

The promise of administrative efficiency and an increase in full-time faculty through the consolidation of Connecticut’s 12 community colleges into one system has not been met: The number of non-faculty staff has increased, and the number of full-time faculty has declined. The system is facing a massive deficit, and the administration is proposing cuts that will impact students. The college administration and Governor Lamont shoulder the blame.
The Cost of the Community College Consolidation

The Cost of the Community College Consolidation

Connecticut Taxes: Not Too Regressive? A Review of the Recent Tax Incidence Study

The 2023 Connecticut Department of Revenue Services Tax Incidence Study examines the impact of Connecticut’s variety of taxes on households. We note the study contains several errors and heroic assumptions (all corporation and property taxes are completely borne by households); nevertheless, it concludes that Connecticut’s tax system is overall regressive. The personal income tax – which is moderately progressive – is less progressive than it was because the state
Connecticut Taxes: Not Too Regressive? A Review of the Recent Tax Incidence Study

Connecticut Taxes: Not Too Regressive? A Review of the Recent Tax Incidence Study

Millionaires Pay to Stay: The Millionaire Tax Migration Myth