Stefanowski, Lamont Talk Taxes with Connecticut Retailers

Gov. Ned Lamont answers a question from Tim Phelan, president of the Connecticut Retail Merchant Association. Photo credit: Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie

How best to use the state’s projected $2.3 billion budget surplus was a point of contention throughout the forum.

By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com 

On taxes and unemployment insurance debt, Connecticut retailers heard cautious optimism from Gov. Ned Lamont as well as promises from Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski during separate pitches in a Wednesday morning election forum at Hartford’s Bushnell Center.

Both major party candidates addressed an annual gathering of the Connecticut Retail Merchants Association. Each delivered short remarks before taking questions from the retailers and lobbyists.

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Bob Stefanowski and Tim Phelan. Photo credit: Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie

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  • It’s a no brainer, DemocRats will , and have, raise your taxes and take away your rights. Republicans will not!

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