February 20, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 20, 2017 3:30pm
Under attack for decades of bad decisions regarding their pensions, Connecticut’s labor unions are uniting to fight back against a bill that would exempt retirement benefits from collective bargaining.
February 10, 2017
by Susan Bigelow | February 10, 2017 9:00am
by Terry Cowgill | February 10, 2017 5:30am
As I write this on Thursday morning, an awesome white cloud is swirling around the mountains and valleys of the Northwest Corner. The ivory blitz is proceeding at a pace so blinding that I can scarcely track the inches of accumulation. Come to think of it, that’s an apt metaphor for the dizzying array of budgetary pronouncements that have come out of the Malloy administration just in the last 10 days or so.
Tags: budget cuts, ECS funding, teacher pension, Taxes, municipal aid, terry cowgill, dh
February 8, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 8, 2017 5:30am
Lawmakers and local elected officials are bracing for Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget address and what’s expected to be hefty cuts in order to balance next year’s more than $1.5 billion budget deficit.
February 3, 2017
by Jack Kramer | February 3, 2017 1:52pm
HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing that municipalities start covering one-third — or $407 million starting in fiscal year 2017-18 — of the teacher retirement costs in the state of Connecticut.
February 1, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 1, 2017 4:19pm
HARTFORD, CT—Republican legislative leaders added a lot of uncertainty to the fate of a deal to restructure the financing of state employee pensions Wednesday when they released their own plan mid-afternoon.
by Christine Stuart | February 1, 2017 5:30am
January 25, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 25, 2017 3:17pm
WETHERSFIELD, CT — In anticipation of what Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has telegraphed will likely be reductions in state funding for municipalities, local elected leaders came up with their own proposals to increase taxes and reduce unfunded state mandates.
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.
January 22, 2017
by Sal Luciano | January 22, 2017 10:00pm