Special Session | CT News Junkie

Social Networks We Use

Connecticut Network

Categories

Our Partners

Special Session

August 22, 2017

Connecticut Would Run A $94M Deficit Without a Budget In Place

by Christine Stuart | August 22, 2017 5:30am

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Two months into the new fiscal year and Connecticut — without a two-year budget in place — is facing a $94 million budget deficit, according to the governor’s budget office.

Continue reading "Connecticut Would Run A $94M Deficit Without a Budget In Place" »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

August 21, 2017

Day 52 of the Budget Impasse

by Christine Stuart | August 21, 2017 5:30am

CTNewsjunkie photo HARTFORD, CT — Will Connecticut’s small Democratic majority try to adopt a state budget on their own?

Continue reading "Day 52 of the Budget Impasse" »

Tags: , , , , ,

August 18, 2017

Malloy Adjusts His Executive Order, Cancels PILOT Payment & Zeroes Out ECS for 85 Towns

by Christine Stuart | August 18, 2017 1:15pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 2:30 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would zero out education funding for 85 communities, reduce education funding for 54 communities, and the state’s 30 neediest communities would receive the same amount of education funding they did last year. That’s if the General Assembly is unable to pass a budget before October.

Continue reading "Malloy Adjusts His Executive Order, Cancels PILOT Payment & Zeroes Out ECS for 85 Towns" »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

August 17, 2017

Lawmakers On Track To Make This The Longest Budget Debate In History

by Christine Stuart | August 17, 2017 5:30am

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — With summer vacations ongoing and no final product to debate, House Democratic legislative leaders told their members to keep the week of September 11 open for a possible budget vote.

Continue reading "Lawmakers On Track To Make This The Longest Budget Debate In History" »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

August 8, 2017

Democrats Get Closer To Budget Deal

by Christine Stuart | August 8, 2017 5:30am

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Republican legislative leaders are meeting with House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz today, but the reason for the meeting is unclear.

Continue reading "Democrats Get Closer To Budget Deal" »

Tags: , , , , , ,

August 3, 2017

Malloy Signals Deeper Cuts To Municipalities, But Speaker Pushes Back

by Christine Stuart | August 3, 2017 1:40pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is headed to Aspen, Colorado for a Democratic Governors Association meeting, but before leaving he sent a letter possibly hoping to nudge Democratic legislators looking to spare municipalities from the budget ax.

Continue reading "Malloy Signals Deeper Cuts To Municipalities, But Speaker Pushes Back" »

Tags: , , , ,

August 1, 2017

Up Next? A $3.5 Billion Budget Deficit

by Christine Stuart | August 1, 2017 5:30am

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — With $1.57 billion in labor concessions in the rearview mirror, legislative leaders have pivoted to the remaining two-year, $3.5 billion budget deficit.

Continue reading "Up Next? A $3.5 Billion Budget Deficit" »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

July 31, 2017

Wyman Breaks Tie In Favor of $1.57B Labor Deal

by Christine Stuart | July 31, 2017 7:58pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The $1.57 billion labor agreement passed the Senate Monday evening when Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman broke a party line tie vote.

Continue reading "Wyman Breaks Tie In Favor of $1.57B Labor Deal" »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

July 28, 2017

Budget Stalemate Begins To Take Its Toll

by Christine Stuart | July 28, 2017 1:02pm

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz said Thursday that if the Senate votes against the labor agreement “then we’ll never have a budget.”

Continue reading "Budget Stalemate Begins To Take Its Toll" »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

July 27, 2017

Lawmakers Could Change Labor Contract, But Constitutional Hurdles Exist

by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2017 3:08pm

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT —  Attorney General George Jepsen opined Thursday that there may be certain circumstances that would allow the General Assembly to change existing labor contracts, but altering the contracts could be unconstitutional.

Continue reading "Lawmakers Could Change Labor Contract, But Constitutional Hurdles Exist" »

Tags: , , , , , ,