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September 28, 2016

Long-awaited Efficiency Panel Finally Formed

by Christine Stuart | September 28, 2016 4:30am

CTNewsJunkie file photo 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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September 23, 2016

Special Session Sept. 28

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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June 20, 2016

General Assembly Takes A Stand, Overrides 3 of 8 Vetoes

by Christine Stuart | June 20, 2016 3:39pm

Christine Stuart photo 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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Revenue Continues to Fall As State Looks To Rainy Day Fund

by Christine Stuart | June 20, 2016 12:56pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo 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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General Assembly to Consider Veto Overrides Today

by Christine Stuart | June 20, 2016 4:30am

ctnewsjunkie file photo 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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June 13, 2016

Senate President: Overriding Malloy’s Budget Line Vetoes Would Be ‘Largely Symbolic’

by Christine Stuart | June 13, 2016 12:21pm

Christine Stuart photo 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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June 9, 2016

Republicans Challenge Democratic Majority To Override Malloy Vetoes

by Christine Stuart | June 9, 2016 1:01pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo 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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June 3, 2016

Malloy Vetoes 6 Bills, Parts of Budget

by Christine Stuart | June 3, 2016 11:55am

Christine Stuart photo 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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June 2, 2016

House Sends Bonding Bill To Malloy

by Kristi Allen | June 2, 2016 4:31pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo 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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June 1, 2016

Malloy Pitches Bail Reform, Encourages House Vote

by Christine Stuart | June 1, 2016 2:31pm

Christine Stuart photo 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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