Looney Proposes a Tax Package to Fund Poorer Communities


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A new proposal before the legislature would use taxes on high-value properties and capital gains to funnel more money to distressed municipalities.  State Sen. Pro Tem Martin Looney, D- New Haven, wants to fund the Payment in Lieu of Taxes, or PILOT, program through revenue from a 0.1 percent tax on commercial properties and residential […]
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Emilia Otte

Emilia Otte covers health and education for the Connecticut Examiner. In 2022 Otte was awarded "Rookie of the Year," by the New England Newspaper & Press Association.