April 26, 2017
by Christine Stuart | April 26, 2017 3:14pm
HARTFORD, CT — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy acknowledged Wednesday in a letter to legislative leaders that revenue projections are eroding and it’s time to start budget negotiations.
by Christine Stuart | April 26, 2017 12:56pm
HARTFORD, CT— One day after bipartisan budget discussions ended in finger pointing, one Democratic leader is holding out some hope that the legislature will approve at the very least a revenue package.
by Jack Kramer | April 26, 2017 6:39am
HARTFORD, CT — They’re outside the traditional forms of local or state government, but so-called special districts spend more than $200 billion annually.
April 25, 2017
by Jack Kramer | April 25, 2017 10:26pm
by Christine Stuart | April 25, 2017 4:46pm
HARTFORD, CT — After spending most of the day behind closed doors the Appropriations Committee declined to vote on a two-year, $41 billion spending package Tuesday.
by Jack Kramer | April 25, 2017 2:16pm
HARTFORD, CT — The state’s largest organization of local leaders came out in support of a plan Wednesday to raise the state’s sales tax rate from 6.35 percent to 6.99 percent as long as the increased hundreds of millions generated would be sent back to the municipalities.
by Christine Stuart | April 25, 2017 10:34am
HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 11:47 a.m.) The Democratic-controlled Appropriations Committee would increase spending by about $200 million each year over Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal, but it would spare municipalities the burden of picking up the $400 million in teacher retirement costs.
by Christine Stuart | April 25, 2017 5:28am
HARTFORD, CT — The Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee will hold a public hearing on several tax increases Tuesday. And after a day of speculation about whether they could pull it off, the Appropriations Committee has scheduled a vote on a spending package.
by Jack Kramer | April 25, 2017 1:30am
Voters in Hartford, Watertown, and parts of Woodbury will go to the polls in a special election Tuesday to fill state House seats vacated by politicians who won seats in the state Senate in February.
April 24, 2017
by Christine Stuart | April 24, 2017 3:18pm