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Harp: State Must Let City Raise More Revenue

by Thomas Breen | Nov 21, 2018 7:48 am | Comments (20)

Thomas Breen photoThe city has a revenue problem.

And if New Haven residents don’t want to bear that burden through higher property taxes, then they need to lobby the state legislature for increased tax-exempt-property reimbursements, fair education funding, a slice of the state’s sales tax receipts, and other state-enabled means for cities to raise more money.

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