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October 5, 2017

Shoreline Republicans Renew Push For Veto Override

by Jack Kramer | Oct 5, 2017 4:30am
Posted to: State Budget | Education Cost Sharing | Special Session | Branford | Guilford | Madison

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie GUILFORD, CT — Republicans from the Connecticut shoreline are trying to resurrect an effort to override the governor’s veto of the two-year, $40.7 billion budget that was passed in September. The effort comes despite an assertion from the Democratic Speaker of the House that he wouldn’t be raising the override for a vote again.

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October 3, 2017

Jepsen Says It’s Not Clear How Court Might Rule On Challenge to Malloy’s Executive Order

by Christine Stuart | Oct 3, 2017 12:56pm
Posted to: Courts | Legal | State Budget | Education Cost Sharing | Taxes | State Capitol

christine stuart / ctnewsjunkie file photo Attorney General George Jepsen opined Tuesday it’s not exactly clear how the court would view the spending decisions Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has made in the absence of a state budget, because the decision the judiciary would have to apply is 125 years old.

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Union, Republican Leader Question Legality of Executive Order

by Christine Stuart | Oct 3, 2017 9:37am
Posted to: Education | State Budget | Education Cost Sharing

ctnewsjunkie file photo The Connecticut Education Association says it plans on filing an injunction against the state to prevent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy from carrying out his executive order, which cuts education funding in October by about $135 million.

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October 2, 2017

Revised Executive Order Takes Effect

by Christine Stuart | Oct 2, 2017 11:48am
Posted to: Education | Town News | Hartford | State Budget | Education Cost Sharing

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Like it or not, Oct. 1 has come and gone and that means Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s revised executive order has gone into effect.

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September 28, 2017

Local Elected Officials Urge Veto Override

by Christine Stuart | Sep 28, 2017 4:20pm
Posted to: Election 2017 | Town News | Local Politics | State Budget | Education Cost Sharing | Taxes | State Capitol

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Local elected officials from small towns across Connecticut are urging the General Assembly to override Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget veto because they say the executive order will have dire consequences for their communities.

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September 7, 2017

House Democrats Remain Determined To Vote On Budget

by Christine Stuart | Sep 7, 2017 4:30am
Posted to: State Budget | Education Cost Sharing | Taxes | State Capitol

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — House Democratic leaders said Wednesday that they plan to hold a vote next week on a two-year budget regardless of whether they have a deal.

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September 1, 2017

OP-ED | Through Challenging Times, Connecticut Teachers Teach - Always

by Barth Keck | Sep 1, 2017 4:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Education | Town News | Opinion | State Budget | Education Cost Sharing | Pensions | White House

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The new school year has just begun. As a teacher, I’ve seen many beginnings to school years — 27, to be exact — but I can’t remember a more volatile environment at the start.

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August 30, 2017

Experts: Governor’s Budget Proposal Would Hurt Housing Market

by Christine Stuart | Aug 30, 2017 4:30am
Posted to: Business | Real Estate | The Economy | State Budget | Education Cost Sharing | Taxes | State Capitol

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HARTFORD, CT — A Connecticut economist and a real estate agent say Connecticut’s budget stalemate — and the proposals being put forth to resolve the budget deficit — would hurt the housing market.

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August 28, 2017

Moody’s Says Revised Executive Order Is ‘Credit Negative’ For Cities and Towns

by Christine Stuart | Aug 28, 2017 12:14pm
Posted to: State Budget | Education Cost Sharing | Taxes | State Capitol | Wall Street

Courtesy of Moody's Investor Services HARTFORD, CT— A Wall Street rating agency says Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s revised executive order that would reduce municipal aid is “credit negative for Connecticut local governments.”

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August 18, 2017

Malloy Adjusts His Executive Order, Cancels PILOT Payment & Zeroes Out ECS for 85 Towns

by Christine Stuart | Aug 18, 2017 12:15pm
Posted to: Education | Town News | Local Politics | Nonprofits | State Budget | Education Cost Sharing | Special Session | Taxes | State Capitol

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 2:30 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would zero out education funding for 85 communities, reduce education funding for 54 communities, and the state’s 30 neediest communities would receive the same amount of education funding they did last year. That’s if the General Assembly is unable to pass a budget before October.

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