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by State Sen. Michael McLachlan | February 18, 2015 | Newstimes
Response to the Governor's budget proposal from the business community was swift and harsh. The president of the Connecticut Business & Industry Association, Joseph Brennan said, "I think it strikes a blow at business confidence ...strikes a blow at our recovery."
State government grants to municipalities are essentially flat-funded or down slightly. That means local property tax payers must pick up the inflation costs and that translates into higher local property taxes.
The Governor's budget proposal for the next two years claims to reduce the sales tax. The devil is always in the details. The reality is the budget proposal eliminates sales tax exemptions on clothing and restricts "Tax-Free Week." We pay $57 million more in sales taxes.
Even your garbage collection costs are going up with Governor Malloy as he raises solid waste disposal fees.
Not only do you get more taxes from the Democrats, but you also get a huge "get out of jail free" program. This budget predicts savings of nearly $50 million for releasing prisoners early over the next two years. Has anyone thought about the costs to monitor so many early-release prisoners?
Wait, there's more. Governor Malloy doesn't seem to like our third branch of government -- the Judicial Branch. He proposes stripping over 1,500 employees from the Court Support Services Division and transferring them to the Executive Branch -- now reporting to the Governor. Why is the Governor taking 35 percent of the Judicial Branch's employees?
Transportation was a key focus of Governor Malloy's budget address to the General Assembly. I'll cover this topic in a future post.
I'll keep reading and studying the details of Governor Malloy's budget proposal. So far I see many questions.
State Sen. Michael McLachlan, R-Danbury, represents the 24th District which encompasses Danbury, Bethel, New Fairfield and Sherman. This reaction to the budget proposal is from his blog.
The New Milford Republican Town Committee is in the process of assembling our slate of candidates for the upcoming municipal elections.
We encourage ANY New Milford Republican who would like to volunteer their time and talent to contact NMRTC Chairman Peter Bass to schedule and interview.
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by Susan Tuz | February 16, 2015 | New Milford Spectrum
Six-term Republican mayor Patricia Murphy said Monday that she will run for a seventh term in the 2015 election.
“I’ve already told some people,” Murphy said. “There’s a couple of good projects coming up that I’ve worked hard to get the money for. I’m not going to step down now that they’re happening.”
The Century Brass Mill on Scovill Street in New Milford is slated for demolition in the spring with plans to move the Department of Public Works to the site and develop an industrial park on the rest of the 64 acre property.
Some $550,000 in funding is coming from the state for the planned roundabout on Still River Drive at Grove Street and Pickett District Road.
Andy Grossman, chairman of the Democratic Town Committee, gave assurances Monday that the Democrats will have a mayoral candidate in the 2015 race.
“We will be announcing in the next few weeks,” Grossman said. “There will be a Democrat running for mayor in New Milford.”