Under no circumstance should it be acceptable to raise taxes on families who most of the time are working to maintain their livelihood. Every time we go to the grocery store, there is a sale tax. Every time we buy a car, we pay taxes. Every January, we pay our home taxes. The overarching theme here is that there are taxes on almost everything we do and everything we buy. Noel promises to engage in budgetary discussions with an emphasis on Spending What We Can Afford and How Connecticut’s Residents Will Be Affected.