May 7, 2016

Salon: The Triumphs and Tribulations of a Progressive Governor

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Meg Wiehe, a senior policy analyst at the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, produced an analysis of the tax changes for showing that Connecticut’s tax system has become modestly more progressive since he took office. “The tax changes enacted in Connecticut in 2011 under the leadership of Governor Malloy improved the progressivity of the state’s tax system and included many sensible reforms,” Wiehe said. She also noted, though, that even with these changes in place, the distribution of Connecticut’s tax burden remains in line with the national average. Read more