The Talk of Connecticut

  • Latest numbers show Connecticut shed 600 jobs in July, as the unemployment rate remained at five percent. Meanwhile, Democrats in the state House and Senate are now hinting a hike in the sales tax is a given in their budget proposal
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  • The gloves are coming off in the state budget battle. Republican leaders are writing Letters to the Editor and Democrats are saying the week of Sept. 11 could be the week, when there is a budget vote.
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  • As U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty meet constituents, during the Congressional recess, you would think that the number one issue is President Trump, right? Or perhaps health care? Not so, according to both Murphy and Esty. They say the number one issue constituents are talking about with them is the state budget crisis.
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  • Tracy Longoria, owner of Aussakita Acres Farm in Manchester, CT, is upset with the town's attempt to halt her goat yoga classes. She called CT On The Hill to express her displeasure and educate the audience about the issue. Podcast Photo Credit: Getty Images/DigitalVision/Thomas Northcut

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