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CCM Statement Assessing 2018 General Assembly Session and State Budget

CCM Statement Assessing 2018 General Assembly Session and State Budget

For immediate release:

Kevin Maloney (203) 710-3486

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities today (Thursday, May 10) expressed its gratitude for the bi-partisan efforts that resulted in the overwhelming approval of a revised state budget for next fiscal year, and one that significantly restores state aid to towns and cities for FY 2018-19.

The new state budget also does not include any new costly state mandates on cities and towns -- after several onerous mandates were in danger of passage in the last days of the session.

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CCM looks forward to continued discussions with state and business leaders about enacting more comprehensive structural changes to Connecticut’s state-local tax system – as called for in CCM’s “This Report Is Different“ and recommended by the recent State Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth.

CCM will launch a major public campaign this fall to further advance these fiscal issues – highlighted by the final gubernatorial debate (to be televised statewide) among the candidates at CCM’s annual statewide convention on October 30.