Critics attack governor prematurely over budget

The Winsted Journal Editorial

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s first budget had not yet seen the light of day this week before political opponents began attacking the governor for raising taxes on Connecticut citizens. As details of the budget were leaked this week, political opponents of the state’s first Democratic governor in two decades claimed tax increases will result in the departure of wealthy citizens and corporations, who will pack up and leave the Nutmeg State to find lower tax rates.

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