by Peter Urban | April 28, 2017 2:30pm
WASHINGTON — With the threat of a government shutdown looming, Congress on Friday gave itself a one-week extension on completing a budget for the fiscal year that began last October.
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by Christine Stuart | April 28, 2017 2:03pm
HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Friday that he will revise his budget proposal as soon as the new revenue numbers are approved next week.
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by Jack Kramer | April 28, 2017 1:36pm
HARTFORD, CT - Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim announced Friday he is forming an exploratory committee to run for governor in 2018.
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by Susan Bigelow | April 28, 2017 10:00am
ENFIELD, CT — It’s a quiet suburban tragedy: the small shopping mall at the heart of my town is slowly dying. The same thing is happening to malls all across the country.
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by Christine Stuart | April 28, 2017 6:45am
HARTFORD, CT — After a week of partisan bickering and what looks like a two-year $4.7 billion budget deficit, it took less than 10 minutes for Democrats and Republicans to agree Thursday on a revenue package.
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by Barth Keck | April 28, 2017 5:30am
by Joshua H. Sandman | April 27, 2017 10:00pm
The Democratic Party had been the traditional home base of the working and middle classes. Over the years, the party substantially backed away from reflecting the concerns of these working and middle class citizens.
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by Christine Stuart | April 27, 2017 9:35pm
HARTFORD, CT — Office of Policy and Management Secretary Ben Barnes is not sugarcoating a $450 million drop in income tax receipts.
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by Christine Stuart | April 27, 2017 3:11pm
HARTFORD, CT—Republican legislative leaders, who refused to sign onto a spending plan earlier this week, presented their own two-year budget Thursday. But it was out of balance before the press conference even started.
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by Jack Kramer | April 27, 2017 12:06pm
NORTH HAVEN, CT — Ending months of speculation, state Comptroller Kevin Lembo announced Thursday he is forming an exploratory committee to run for governor.
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