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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