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Governor Rell defends budget, says children most important asset

Governor Jodi Rell (R-CT) explained Thursday why she's asking taxpayers to side with her on a proposed increase in the income tax. Rell says the state?s most important asset is children and she's willing

News 12 Staff

Feb 9, 2007, 2:59 PM

Updated 6,339 days ago

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Governor Jodi Rell (R-CT) explained Thursday why she's asking taxpayers to side with her on a proposed increase in the income tax. Rell says the state?s most important asset is children and she's willing to take a risk to protect them. Her budget includes a five-year, $3.4 billion education initiative that reworks how state money is divided among municipalities. Rell says she wants people to know that she is making and keeping a commitment to education.
To view exclusive interview with Governor Rell, go to channel 612 on your iO digital cable box and click on iO Extra.
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