October 13, 2015
by Christine Stuart | October 13, 2015 5:30am
If you’re thinking about running for governor, you might want to wait 17 years. That’s because if all goes as planned, the state will have paid off most of its unfunded pension liability by 2032.
October 9, 2015
by Suzanne Bates | October 9, 2015 10:00am
October 8, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | October 8, 2015 5:30am
A new analysis by the conservative Yankee Institute claims there is $1.4 to $2.5 billion in annual savings to be realized by offering state workers the kind of benefits packages commonly used in the private sector.
July 2, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 2, 2015 4:56pm
June 18, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 18, 2015 5:30am
May 12, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 12, 2015 1:21pm
A new survey of 452 small business owners in Connecticut with fewer than 50 employees found two out of five don’t provide a retirement savings plan. The survey conducted by AARP also found that one out of five business owners don’t have a retirement plan for themselves.
Tags: retirement security board, AARP, CBIA, dh
March 30, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 30, 2015 5:30am
State lawmakers will soon debate a bill that would prevent politicians convicted of corruption from running for office after their sentences have been carried out. It’s not the first time such a measure has been considered, as U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal championed a similar bill in 2008 when he was Connecticut’s attorney general.
Tags: Tong, Coleman, Blumenthal, ganim, rowland, Ernie Newton, js
February 2, 2015
by Cara Rosner | February 2, 2015 5:33pm
December 26, 2014
by Will Hermann | December 26, 2014 11:48am
No matter who is governor of Connecticut, the problem of projected state budget deficits likely will never be addressed in the long term. This problem is mainly an institutional one because a governor has more to gain politically by using budget gimmicks to address short-term deficits than by making the tough decisions that are necessary to address the problem in the long term.
December 13, 2014
by Sal Luciano | December 13, 2014 7:53pm
In case you missed it, there’s a monster lurking in our nation’s capital. It’s assumed the form of a 1,603-page, $1.1 trillion spending package written (allegedly) to avert another government shutdown.