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Wall Street is warning CT that its cities and towns could be in danger. An analysis released by Moody’s last week says that recent changes to federal tax law may wreck municipal finances across the state. From Stamford to Hartford, that’s not exactly a surprise to Connecticut residents. Back in December, Congress passed a cap on the state and local tax deduction.
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With three weeks left in the legislative session, proponents of a plan for stabilizing the state’s economy say down-to-the-wire budget deliberations will include further consideration of some of their recommendations.
But it would appear tax reform is unlikely to move forward. But commission members were still in “active discussions” with legislative committees.
The potential for Connecticut’s hefty debt burden to remain a drain on state finances for years to come prompted one major Wall Street rating agency to downgrade the state’s credit rating. And while S&P Global Ratings cited the recent state commitment to pay down Hartford’s general obligation debt, it labeled that a “relatively small” burden for Connecticut compared with the state’s resources.