Contact: Bryan Cafferelli
“The shell game Governor Malloy has been playing with Connecticut taxpayers for the last year has given us a state budget deficit of $218 million — just one year after Malloy pushed through the largest tax hike in our state’s long and illustrious history. Malloy and the Democrats continue to concoct a variety of formulas for creating red ink, but the ingredients always stay the same: massive government spending, jaw-dropping borrowing, failure to pay off bond obligations and their insatiable appetite for new revenues that take the forms of taxes, fees, business permits, licenses and anything else that helps them dip their hand into our taxpayers’ pockets.
“When will the Malloy administration learn that excessive government spending and an ever-expanding state bureaucracy is not the way to create new jobs? Governor Malloy continues to take Connecticut down “the different path” that he is fond of talking about. Unfortunately, he is also continuing to take our taxpayers for a ride along the way.”
Connecticut Democratic Party Chairman Nancy DiNardo sent out a fundraising e-mail this morning blasting Prescott Bush Awards Dinner keynote speaker Governor Scott Walker and asking for a contribution to “help send packing.” And what’s more, the government union bosses of Connecticut are already planning protests at the...