March 21, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 21, 2017 4:52pm
March 9, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 9, 2017 1:07pm
HARTFORD, CT — A group of local elected officials said Thursday that it is illegal for Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to shift about a third of the state’s contributions to the Teacher’s Retirement System to cities and towns.
February 28, 2017
by Jack Kramer | February 28, 2017 1:01pm
EAST HAVEN, CT - The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr.’s appeal of a Superior Court judge’s 2016 ruling that he could not collect retirement benefits from the town as a firefighter while serving as its top elected official at the same time.
February 20, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 20, 2017 4:30pm
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 10:00am
by Terry Cowgill | February 10, 2017 6:30am
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 6:30am
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 2:52pm
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 5:19pm
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 6:30am