Mass Live – Even though the top executive for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation pooh-poohed the notion last week, Connecticut’s two tribal casino would be the logical buyer if MGM Resorts International sells off its downtown Springfield property, according to an expert on the regional gambling industry.
Without the advice, scrutiny and assessment of the School of Business’ Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis (CCEA), our state might lack some of the critical businesses and well-paying jobs that we have today.Continue Reading
The CT Mirror – Gov. Ned Lamont wants to end Connecticut’s cycle of budget deficits, deliver property-tax relief and amass a fiscal bulwark against the next recession. But to do it, he may push wary legislators to extend the sales tax for the first time to groceries, medications and other long-exempt items.
Hartford Business Journal – For Republicans — and many moderate Democrats — income and wealth migration is not only a very real threat, but a problem that’s already upon us as Connecticut increasingly raises taxes to cover surging pension costs.