Tag: corporate welfare

Hey! Invest in Connecticut, Don’t Cut and Run. You’ll Be Sorry.

Stanley Black & Decker CEO: GE Leaving Connecticut One Of ‘A Lot Of Bad Decisions’ It Made James Loree, chief executive officer of Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (David Archambault, Tunxis Community College) Stephen Singer, Contact Reporter, ssinger@courant.com, Hartford Courant, 10/2/18  The…

Sad. GE a Bad Penny – Massachusetts’ Problem Now!

General Electric Ousts CEO As Company Continues To Struggle Since Move From Connecticut General Electric Chairman and CEO John Flannery is interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) (Richard Drew…

The Trickle Down Lie — Again and Again and Again………

Cutting corporate taxes will not boost American wages EPI Report • By Josh Bivens • October 25, 2017   The Trump administration is marketing its plan to give huge tax cuts to the richest U.S. households with a bold but fanciful claim: that these…

This Is Why — The Budget is Out of Whack

Union ad casts GOP leaders as ‘protectors of billionaires’ –By: KEITH M. PHANEUF | July 20, 2017– CT Mirror — The state’s largest healthcare workers’ union took some jabs Thursday at the top Republicans in the legislature, charging them in a new ad…

Invest — Don’t Cut Taxes – Says Nobel Prize Winner

Nobel Laureate Urges Caution On Tax Cutting In Connecticut By HARRIET JONES • WNPR Nobel prize-winning economist Robert Shiller says Connecticut shouldn’t be cutting taxes in order to keep corporations in the state. Shiller, who is a professor of economics at…

Study – Wal-Mart Sucking Public Revenue Dry

OMG — It’s Gone Up to $7.8 Billion! Report by: Americans For Tax Fairness WALMART ON TAX DAY: How Taxpayers Subsidize America’s Biggest Employer and Richest Family: Introduction On tax day, when millions of American taxpayers and small businesses pay…

Corp. Taxes as Share of Economy at Historical Lows

It’s time for corporations to pay their fair share of taxes Economic Snapshot • By Josh Bivens • May 18, 2017 for EPI.org It is often claimed that American corporate tax rates are much-higher than our international peers, and that…

Veto Proof? For Transparency in Corporate Welfare

A unanimous House votes for oversight bill vetoed last year By: MARK PAZNIOKAS | May 17, 2017 Connecticut’s legislators acted Wednesday for the second time in two years to require independent oversight of the millions of dollars in grants, loans,…