Connecticut ranked No. 21 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Connecticut is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.
Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Connecticut ranked No. 15 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.
Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Connecticut ranked No. 11 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.
Connecticut ranked No. 14 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.
Connecticut ranked No. 49 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).
Connecticut earned subpar marks for its system of making annual budgetary data available to residents, according to a study by the Chicago-based policy institute Truth in Accounting (TIA).
Farmers for Free Trade has launched Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, an advertising campaign featuring true stories of how tariffs will damage the country’s agricultural base.