Tags:

Chairing a National Tax Meeting

November 20, 2015

I am excited to be chairing an important meeting of the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Executive Committee Task Force on State and Local Taxation this weekend.

Read More

Tong Making Economy More Competitive

November 5, 2015

Rep. William Tong, chosen by House Speaker Brendan Sharkey to serve as co-chairman of the new Commission on Economic Competitiveness, is striving to improve Connecticut’s business climate, promote economic growth and create new jobs.

Read More

New Panel To Give Business Perspective On State Policies

November 5, 2015

I participated in a meeting of an important new state panel called the Commission on Economic Competitiveness which is charged with analyzing how state policies impact the business community, and offer legislative recommendations to promote economic growth.

Read More

Bradley Airport Enters Casino Game

October 21, 2015

The Connecticut Airport Authority is proposing a casino at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, as developers of a competing casino in Springfield have scaled back their plan. The authority is looking to host a casino that the operators of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun want to open in the capital region, under a state-sanctioned process.

Rep. Peggy Sayers, who represents Windsor Locks and Windsor, said the proposal is worth a closer look. “Obviously, it brings jobs to the area and, for the town, it expands the tax base,” Sayers said.

Read More

Pages