Malloy and the democrats in this state are trying everything that they can do to drive the residents of the rural areas out of their state. Our town was receiving 216,000 dollars a year for education cost grants (ECS). Last year it was 56,000 in ECS this year zippo. They also want our small town to pay 1/3 of the state teachers pension fund which for our town would be 411,000 annually. They also want to eliminate all road grant programs for my town. This is all contained in a news letter sent from our first selectman that I received in the mail today. Now this f*%#king tax on home heating products including coal. I am a retired person living on a fixed income and have to be frugal how I spend my money now they want to tax my coal. Their plan seems to be to bankrupt the rural fixed income people by making the frugal towns raise the property tax to the point that we have no option but to leave.
This plays into the democrats hand perfectly because us rural folks are mostly republicans.