“Tax The Rich!” Liberals To Drive Aetna From State After 164 Years?

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The Aetna insurance company has been based in Hartford, Conn., since 1853, but this week it said it is looking to move to another state…………

Connecticut’s Tax Comeuppance

SOURCE: WALL STREET JOURNAL

With the rich tapped out, the state may resort to Puerto Rico bonds.

June 2, 2017 6:52 p.m. ET

The Aetna insurance company has been based in Hartford, Conn., since 1853, but this week it said it is looking to move to another state. Governor Dannel Malloy has pledged to match other states’ financial incentives, but taxpayer money can’t buy fiscal certainty and a less destructive business climate. That’s the real problem in Connecticut, which saw GE vamoose to Boston last year and which even Mr. Malloy now seems to recognize.

“As a huge Connecticut employer and a pillar of the insurance industry, it must be…

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