ENOUGH IS ENOUGH ! 

ITS TIME TO SAVE CT AND PROTECT WESTPORT

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Is reckless spending, an exodus of business and people, negative growth and a bankrupt Connecticut a problem for Westport? 

  • Lack of state funding for our schools
  • Increased taxes and fees for Seniors and Families
  • Slow and expensive trains
  • Property values decreasing
  • Lack of State funding for infrastructure and roads
  • Blatant disregard for the character of our town

Are you ready to Save CT and Protect WESTPORT?

 

Greg Kraut discussing ER Plan on CBS radio
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I want to ensure that Westport continues to remain a highly sought after and desirable place for all of us to call home. My vision is to Protect Westport from the bad decisions that are being made on a daily basis in Hartford.

We cant solve the problems with the same people that made the problems. The impact of the mass exodus of business and people is seeping into our idyllic town and change cant come fast enough.

I am Greg Kraut and I WILL PROTECT WESTPORT!

 

Meet Greg

We love living in CT and raising our two sons here. My unwavering mission is to ensure that CT continues to remain a highly sought after and desirable place for all of us to call home. Unfortunately the state’s financial crisis has exponentially increased my concern for our future. We need to have a stable and successful state, so all of our towns can properly grow. The good news is that the state is salvageable. Ironically, we are now in the fortunate position for a complete turn-around by utilizing the best practices of other states and leaving the worst practices behind.

Why this plan?

Most like to talk conceptually or with marketing jargon, its time to change the way we are approaching govt. We have tried to tax our way out for the last 25 years, we should now try something different. We need spending discipline and pro-growth reforms. These are always the best formula for reviving states and their budgets. We developed a three-phase plan to immediately generate at least $1B in non-taxpayer revenue, rethink our future, grow our economy, and bring back the surplus. All it requires is 4 things. 1) fresh pair of eyes 2) an open mind 3) gaining consensus and 4) common sense. The plan revolves around what is successful in other states and applying those best practices to CT. The same thinking that got us into this fiscal mess, can’t be used going forward. There is enough low hanging fruit to immediately stop the bleed, but we don’t have much time.

We must act now !

We have a limited time to turnaround the state, but with the right planning and action, we can do it. This plan will get it done. Please join the plan to protect our children’s future!

KRAUT “ER” Plan to Revive Connecticut’s Economy

Time to be part of the solution, not the problem 

 

The same tired old thinking in Hartford is steering the state on a direct course to fiscal calamity. This plan will allow CT to Immediately generate at least $1B in non-taxpayer revenue, rethink our future, grow our economy, bring back the surplus and give our children the future they deserve

 

Phase 1 –

Generate Revenue

Stop the bleed without
raising taxes!

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  1. Monetize State Owned Property
  2. Modernize Lottery
  3. Save to Win
  4. Unlock Unclaimed Money
  5. Centralized and  Controlled Modernization
  6. Freeze Discretionary Spending And Hiring
  7. Unbind Arbitration
Phase 2

Rethink The Future

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  1. Reform Union Compensation Abuse
  2. Balance State Income Tax
  3. Save Seniors With Savings
  4. Encourage Private Companies and High Earners to Die in CT
  5. Forgive Student Debt for Residence
  6. More Money for Towns
  7. Tomorrow’s Tourism
Phase 3 –

Revive And Grow
Our Economy

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  1. Gaming For Education
  2. Recruit and Retain Businesses Effectively
  3. Educate Or Die
  4. Infrastructure Upgrade
  5. Fair Share From the Federal Government
  6. Deduct Property Taxes
  7. Rebalance Consumption Taxes

Results

We created approximately 10,000 new high paying jobs that will provide the margin needed to properly run the state.

We restructured our SEBAC agreement which helped us grow.

We have a long term balanced budget where we can deliver on our obligations to our state workers.

 

Do all this and

CT is again the “go to destination”
in the Northeast

THE HIGHEST APPRECIATION IS NOT TO UTTER WORDS BUT TO LIVE BY THEM – John F Kennedy

A Volunteer is neither Republican or Democrat

LET US BE SURE THAT THOSE WHO COME AFTER WILL SAY OF US , THAT IN OUR TIME WE DID EVERYTHING THAT COULD BE DONE  – Ronald Reagan 

 

 

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