by Hugh McQuaid | July 25, 2014 3:56pm
The state Bond Commission borrowed a total of $725 million Friday. Funding for transportation projects made up $475 million as the largest item on a lengthy agenda.
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by Christine Stuart | July 24, 2014 5:30am
Restoring the stained glass skylights at the state Capitol is just one of the many items on Friday’s state Bond Commission agenda.
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by Christine Stuart | July 22, 2014 3:00pm
Earlier this month, State Comptroller Kevin Lembo predicted the state would end the year with a $33.2 million surplus. But thanks to additional federal money, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has revised revenues upward by $63 million over last month’s forecast.
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by Christine Stuart | July 1, 2014 11:18am
State Comptroller Kevin Lembo certified a $33.2 million surplus Tuesday, but warned that while the 2015 fiscal year officially begins today the final 2014 surplus won’t be determined until later this year after the books are audited.
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by Christine Stuart | June 30, 2014 5:30am
On Tuesday about 2,000 state managers are set to receive a 3 percent pay raise.
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by Brian O'Shaughnessy | June 26, 2014 11:32pm
We sometimes forget that government and politics are two different functions. The connection — of course — is that if you win at politics, you get to govern.
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by Christine Stuart | June 25, 2014 12:44pm
Just five days away from the end of the fiscal year, Connecticut is expected to end 2014 with a $33.2 million surplus, according to the governor’s Office of Policy and Management.
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by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | June 18, 2014 11:37am
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed eight bills this year — including two that lawmakers approved unanimously. But Democratic legislative leaders said they don’t have any plans to attempt to override any of the governor’s vetoes.
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by Christine Stuart | June 16, 2014 2:32pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill Monday that would require any police department that hires an officer from another police department to reimburse the first department for the cost of training.
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by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | June 12, 2014 4:24pm
Advocates were disappointed Thursday that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill that would give their clients a fair hearing with the Department of Social Services.
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