January 24, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 24, 2017 4:23pm
The Appropriations Committee voted in favor of a deal to level the pension payments to the State Employees Retirement System.
by Christine Stuart | January 24, 2017 1:31pm
Office of Policy and Management Secretary Ben Barnes attends the Connecticut Voices for Children budget forum every year, and every year he tries to dodge questions about the budget his boss will release in about two weeks.
by Jack Kramer | January 24, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — The governor will be asking for $5 million in state funding to assist homeowners in 24 towns in northeastern Connecticut whose homes may be crumbling because of a mineral that causes foundations to deteriorate.
by Gary Winfield | January 24, 2017 12:54am
It is effective, enduring, and revenue neutral. It has already helped thousands of Connecticut families and has the potential to help half a million more households currently spending too much for housing. Equally important, it positions the state for future economic growth and stability.
by Christine Stuart | January 24, 2017 12:15am
Following a four hour hearing, the Appropriations Committee voted overwhelming against a plan that would require Connecticut to increase funding for the Department of Children and Families to $801.2 million a year. That’s more than $794.2 million it’s expected to receive this fiscal year.
January 23, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 23, 2017 4:08pm
HARTFORD, CT — He grilled President Donald Trump’s nominee for Education Secretary on the issue of guns in schools and said Rex Tillerson’s testimony “confirmed that he is not prepared to be our next secretary of state.” But that’s not stopping U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy from working with the president on an area where they agree.
by Christine Stuart | January 23, 2017 2:02pm
by Christine Stuart | January 23, 2017 11:00am
by Christine Stuart | January 23, 2017 5:30am
Under water for most of the 2017 fiscal year so far, Connecticut’s budget situation has improved and is running a $23.3 million surplus, according to the governor’s budget office.
January 22, 2017
by Barth Keck | January 22, 2017 10:21pm
To be honest, Donald Trump’s inaugural address disappointed me. He’d been working on it for more than three weeks, after all, so my expectations were high. Not to mention, it was to be his masterpiece, and his alone.