HARTFORD - State lawmakers are discussing Gov. Dannel Malloy's proposal to give people a small tax break.
They held a public meeting on the issue yesterday.
Malloy has proposed using part of the state surplus to give many tax payers a $55 gas and sales tax rebate.
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Malloy's budget chief says most people will likely spend the money, which will help the economy and create jobs.
An estimated 3 million people would be eligible for rebates.
If approved, the rebates would go out in September.