Congratulations to Connecticut Democrats on their trifecta in Hartford—our new Democratic governor will be utterly unconstrained by Republicans in any position of authority. In fact, any effective pressure on Governor-elect Ned Lamont will all come from his left. Progressive voices in both the upper and lower chamber are now a majority of the majority party.
What does that mean for New Canaanites? The most immediate impact is likely a tax hike by the middle of next year. The top marginal rate (the one that matters when it comes to economic growth and incentives) will get a big hike.