As Session Nears End, House Speaker Prioritizes Longterm Growth
Connecticut Speaker of the House Matthew Ritter helps pick which bills make it to his fellow legislators for a final vote. What he’s looking for in those bills is investment in long-term growth.
CCM: 10 bills for support or opposition by legislative leaders and the Governor in the final weeks of the General Assembly session
The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) today (Wednesday, May 12) identified 10 key pieces of proposed state legislation that are critical to towns and cities in the budget year beginning July 1; and CCM is calling on state legislative leaders and Governor Lamont to support, oppose or seek needed changes in order to best serve the interests of Connecticut local governments and their residential and business property taxpayers.
CT Voices Supports Child Tax Credit
Despite overall higher income taxes in New York than Connecticut, some families face a higher tax burden in Connecticut.
Towns in the Danbury area will have millions in federal aid to spend. Here’s how planning is going
Within one week, the federal Treasury Department is expected to release its rules for how Danbury and surrounding towns may spend the $2.5 billion in COVID relief money coming to Connecticut local governments - including $690 million no one was expected to get.
Legal pot will boost commercial real estate demand, but how much will depend on zoning
In Rocky Hill, CTPharma Solutions recently invested more than $15 million to acquire and outfit a 216,000-square-foot marijuana growing facility, following expansions by several of the state’s other licensed growers over the past two years.
CCM establishes public-private advisory committee of business and community leaders to help Connecticut towns best administer groundbreaking American Rescue Plan funding
The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) today (Monday, April 26) announced the formation of a statewide advisory group that will provide municipal CEOs with an ongoing panel of public and private sector experts designed to best help Connecticut’s 169 local governments administer funding from the American Rescue Plan (ARP).
CCM and the Campaign School at Yale To Run Groundbreaking Training To Assist More People of Color With the Essential Skills Needed to Run For Local Public Office