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Connecticut Business Daily finished in a tie for 24th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Connecticut finished in a tie for 24th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest

Dollar’s value in Connecticut ranks 45th highest among the 50 states, study finds

Connecticut finished 45th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Hartford ranks the most dangerous of Connecticut cities, study finds

Hartford was ranked the most dangerous city in Connecticut in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

Connecticut ranks 10th best for police officers, study finds

Connecticut was ranked 10th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Darien ranks the richest of Connecticut towns, study finds

Darien was ranked the richest town in Connecticut in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Connecticut ranks 8th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Connecticut finished eighth in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Connecticut ranks 2nd highest for state tax collections per capita

Connecticut finished second in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Willimantic ranks the poorest of Connecticut towns, study finds

Willimantic was ranked the poorest town in Connecticut in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Connecticut is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Connecticut, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

Connecticut ranks 40th in hospital safety analysis

Connecticut finished 40th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

Windham County ranks the poorest of Connecticut counties, study finds

Windham County was ranked the poorest county in Connecticut in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Fairfield County has fastest growing local economy in Connecticut

Fairfield County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Connecticut in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Yale New Haven Health System rated top employer in Connecticut, study finds

Yale New Haven Health System employs 25,199 workers in Connecticut, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Connecticut ranks 26th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Connecticut finished 26th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Connecticut finishes 21st on best state ranking

Connecticut was ranked the 21st best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Fairfield County residents is highest in Connecticut

Fairfield County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Connecticut, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

U.S. Term Limits Praises Josh Parrow for Signing Pledge

Connecticut state house candidate Josh Parrow (district 130) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits convention pledge. The special election will take place May 7.

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