HARTFORD, CT — Legislative leaders from both parties are teaming up to call themselves back into special session to approve funding for a program they collectively cut less than two months ago.
December 12, 2017
December 6, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he plans to fulfill his constitutional obligation to submit a deficit mitigation plan to the legislature. However, legislative leaders who put together the budget that’s now in deficit are also working on a plan to erase it.
Malloy and legislative leaders held separate press conferences outside the governor’s Capitol office Wednesday and offered slightly different versions of what happened during their meeting.
December 4, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — Legislative leaders will meet Wednesday with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in what could be an awkward conversation over how to handle the current deficit.
December 1, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 3:51 p.m) State Comptroller Kevin Lembo certified a $207.8 million state budget deficit Friday.
That means Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be required to submit a deficit mitigation plan to the legislature because the deficit exceeds one percent of net general fund spending.
November 29, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — Legislative leaders said they’ve heard the concerns of the 113,000 elderly and disabled who would lose all or part of their health coverage under the two-year budget they recently adopted and they want to return before Jan. 1, 2018 to find the funding.
November 22, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed the technical changes to the budget that the General Assembly passed last week, but his signature came with a warning letter.
November 15, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — The House voted 123-12 Wednesday to make changes to the bipartisan budget they passed last month before adjourning what was the longest special session in state history.
November 13, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — The budget is only a few weeks old, but already revenues are falling short of where they were projected.
November 9, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — Legislative leaders met for about an hour Thursday and decided to return to make some adjustments to the bipartisan budget Gov. Dannel P. Malloy mostly signed on Halloween.
October 26, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — The House joined the Senate Thursday in overwhelmingly passing the two-year $41.34 billion budget by a vote of 126-23.