Gov. Malloy proposes $55 tax rebate

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.

Gov. Malloy has proposed using part of the state surplus to give many tax payers a $55 gas and sales tax rebate.

Gov. Malloy has proposed using part of the state surplus to give many tax payers a $55 gas and sales tax rebate. (3/14/14)

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.

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.

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