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Connecticut's cutting personal income taxes. Could car taxes be next?

Traffic on I84 on the eastern edge of Hartford
Tyler Russell
Connecticut Public
Traffic on I84 on the eastern edge of Hartford

Connecticut will soon see what’s being called the largest reduction in income tax since it was first enacted in 1991.

As Connecticut cuts taxes, federal lawmakers are huddling over a reduction totaling north of $200 billion. This hour, we're looking at tax cuts and their impact on the economy. Plus, we'll recap President Joe Biden's recent visit to Connecticut.


  • Susan Haigh: State Capitol/Political Writer, The Associated Press
  • Ken Dixon: Government and Politics Reporter, CT Insider
  • Jean Ross: Senior Fellow, Economic Policy, The Center for American Progress
  • Molly Ingram: Fairfield County Reporter, WSHU

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Meg Dalton is the deputy director of storytelling for Connecticut Public. She previously worked for The Takeaway from WNYC, in collaboration with GBH and PRX, and Mobituaries with Mo Rocca. She's also reported and edited for the Columbia Journalism Review, PBS NewsHour, Slate, MediaShift, Hearst Connecticut newspapers, and more. Her audio work has appeared on ‎WNYC, WSHU, Marketplace, WBAI, and NPR. She earned her master's degree from Columbia Journalism School in 2017, where she specialized in audio storytelling and narrative writing, and has taught audio storytelling at Columbia Journalism School, UnionDocs, and public libraries.