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October 19, 2017

CTISPRIME.COM

by Christine Stuart | October 19, 2017 4:21pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut submitted two bids to Amazon Thursday in hopes of landing the company’s coveted second headquarter location, which comes with the promise of 50,000 jobs.

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Compromise Budget Would Eliminate Car Tax, Increase Teacher Pension Contributions

by Christine Stuart | October 19, 2017 3:21pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Democratic and Republican legislative leaders in the House briefed rank-and-file lawmakers on the tentative compromise budget deal Thursday and emerged confident they can still pass a budget, even if they haven’t finalized it yet.

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Moody’s: Hartford Default Likely

by Jack Kramer | October 19, 2017 12:24pm

HARTFORD, CT — The city of Hartford is likely to default on its debt in a matter of weeks without additional concessions from the state of Connecticut, bondholders, and labor unions, Moody’s Investors Services says in a new report.

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Connecticut Improves, But Remains Among 10 Least Tax-Friendly States

by Christine Stuart | October 19, 2017 5:30am

Courtesy of Kiplinger HARTFORD, CT — Every fall Kiplinger’s, a publisher of business forecasts and personal financial advice, releases it’s top 10 list of most tax-friendly states and least tax-friendly states.

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October 18, 2017

Legislative Leaders Reach Tentative Deal, Malloy Remains Skeptical

by Christine Stuart | October 18, 2017 4:39pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Legislative leaders emerged Wednesday from a Democratic caucus room at the State Capitol to announce they reached a tentative framework for budget deal they may need to pass with a veto-proof majority.

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Knowledge Corridor Businesses Profit, But Future Presents Mixed Bag

by Christine Stuart | October 18, 2017 11:30am

HARTFORD, CT — A majority of companies located in the “Knowledge Corridor” that runs between New Haven and Springfield, Mass. turned a profit in 2017 and an even greater amount expect to be profitable in 2018.

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Connecticut Among ‘Battleground’ States In 2018

by Christine Stuart | October 18, 2017 5:30am

HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut is one of 10 states in 2018 that are being considered a “battleground” when it comes to which party may control the state House and Senate.

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October 17, 2017

Legislative Leaders Set Wednesday Deadline For Budget Deal

by Christine Stuart | October 17, 2017 9:40pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Legislative leaders said they expect to know whether they will have a two-year, bipartisan budget deal by 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

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Malloy Releases Analysis of Overtime Calculations, Says GOP Budget Overstates Savings

by Christine Stuart | October 17, 2017 5:00pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — (Updated Wednesday 10:20 a.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy isn’t in the room with legislative leaders negotiating a budget, but he’s trying to anticipate and steer some of that discussion from the outside.

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Trump Tweets That Drug Czar Nominee Withdraws

by Jack Kramer | October 17, 2017 12:07pm

Courtesy of his Instagram page WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Donald Trump’s pick to be the nation’s drug czar withdrew his name Tuesday morning, in the wake of reports that the lawmaker helped steer legislation making it harder to penalize large drug companies.

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