by Christine Stuart | September 28, 2016 4:30am
It went largely unnoticed for almost a year until a reporter started asking questions about it, but the last member of the Efficiency Planning Task Force was finally appointed this week.
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by Staff Report | September 23, 2016 12:48pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made it official Friday when he announced he signed a proclamation calling on the General Assembly to convene 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28 for a special session to approve an economic incentive package for Lockheed Martin.
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by Christine Stuart | June 20, 2016 3:39pm
For the first time in six years, the Democrat-controlled General Assembly decided to buck the will of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy — a fellow Democrat — overriding three of his eight vetoes in a special session on Monday.
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by Christine Stuart | June 20, 2016 12:56pm
Connecticut’s budget deficit has grown to $315.8 million and the state will have to use more of the Rainy Day Fund than expected to cover the shortfall in this year’s budget.
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by Christine Stuart | June 20, 2016 4:30am
The House and the Senate will return Monday to the Capitol to determine whether they want to override some of Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s eight vetoes from the regular session.
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by Christine Stuart | June 13, 2016 12:21pm
The House and the Senate reconvened Monday to discuss whether they will override the $22.5 million in funding Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed from the budget, but in the end they declined.
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by Christine Stuart | June 9, 2016 1:01pm
Republican legislative leaders are calling on their Democratic colleagues to return to the Capitol Monday to override parts of the 2017 budget the Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed last week.
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by Christine Stuart | June 3, 2016 11:55am
Over the past few weeks, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed 124 bills and vetoed six. He also used his constitutional authority Thursday to veto $22.5 million from the $19.76 billion state budget.
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by Kristi Allen | June 2, 2016 4:31pm
The House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday that authorizes $360 million in new bonding and cancels approximately $900 million in general obligation bonds. The Senate passed the bill 34-2 last month.
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by Christine Stuart | June 1, 2016 2:31pm
WATERBURY — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy already gave up half of his criminal justice reforms, but it still may not be enough to get the legislation across the finish line Thursday when the House reconvenes for a one-day special session.
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