Last week Governor Lamont, realizing he doesn’t have the votes, offered a compromise to Republicans in an effort to sway some over to the ‘Tolls are good for CT camp’. The deal: support tolls and he’ll reduce the lowest income tax bracket from 3 percent to 2 percent, as reported
Rescue Plan Needed
For years Manchester, CT schools district ranks in the bottom 17% of all 170 school districts.
The majority of our students are below average in math and reading. Majority is being kind, it’s actually more like 65%. On our schools website look at the SBAC scores.
The results are far worse for Hispanics and Blacks. 80% are below the state average in math and English.
If elected I promise to:
1. Regularly interact with parents, teachers, administration to understand the challenges.
2. Present to the Board viable policy recommendations.
Connecticut faces yet another insidious tax hike: road tolls. The saddest part is that more efficient solutions exist to our aging and congested road network. For those who haven’t heard, our Governor and legislatures are seriously considering implementing tolls across most of the major highways here in CT. The proceeds