The fate of the state's historic budget deadlock - and money for towns and cities - could come down to a $1 a month tax on cell phones. That was the state of wrangling Wednesday as leaders of the General Assembly's Democratic majority put a new cell phone tax on the table and a slight tax increase on restaurant meals off the table. The indecision over how to raise new revenue to plug a never ending deficit culminated late in the day when Democrats suddenly canceled a key committee vote on budget revenue estimates - either because... [Read More]
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