Dialogue: 154 James Smith

March 18th Dialogue Show

 

 James Smith, co-chair of the State Commission on Fiscal Stability & Economic Growth.

James Smith, co-chair of the State Commission on Fiscal Stability & Economic Growth.

This week on Dialogue, reporter Steve Kotchko interviews James Smith, co-chair of the State Commission on Fiscal Stability & Economic Growth.  In the program, Smith explains and defends many controversial recommendations in the Commission’s new report including recommendations for tax hikes, spending cuts, and labor negotiation changes.  He says systemic reforms are needed to get Connecticut out of its continuing deficit crisis.