Lamont: State Tax System A Mess

In his second commercial of the gubernatorial campaign cycle, Democratic-endorsed Ned Lamont declares, sitting at a diner counter, “First thing I want to do is make for a fairer tax code in our state.”

Transcript of spot:

Our tax system is a mess. Most years, my small cable company paid more to Connecticut than General Electric.

And the middle class is getting slammed.

First thing I want to do is make for a fairer tax code in our state.

Get those big out-of-state truckers who ruin our roads and bridges to contribute more to fixing them.

And why do our small mom and pop retailers, they got to collect sales tax, the big internet guys get off scot-free.

Working families have paid enough.

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