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February 27, 2015

They Hate The Cuts, But Malloy Doubts They Will Increase Taxes

by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | February 27, 2015 12:26pm

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 1:20 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy acknowledged Thursday that the legislature hates cuts in his proposed budget and lacks consensus to raise taxes. But the governor said a lot can change in the three months before a budget plan must be approved.

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Unions Pitch Healthcare Pooling

by Christine Stuart | February 27, 2015 8:30am

Christine Stuart photo Union officials and municipal leaders asked state lawmakers again Thursday for the ability to pool their health insurance risk with other municipalities and the state employees’ plan.

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February 26, 2015

OP-ED | Resident State Trooper Program A Low-Hanging Fruit

by Terry Cowgill | February 26, 2015 4:16pm

It goes without saying that the best way to approach budget cutting is to take no prisoners. Unfortunately, that simple principle is easier to declare in state government than it is to practice.

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Budget Is Over Cap, But Malloy Will Let Legislature Fix It

by Elizabeth Regan | February 26, 2015 3:23pm

Christine Stuart photo An accounting error that pushed Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget proposal $54 million over the spending cap is now the legislature’s problem to deal with, according to budget director Benjamin Barnes.

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February 24, 2015

Business Community Pans Malloy Tax Increases

by Cara Rosner | February 24, 2015 12:00pm

CTNJ file photo Tax proposals in Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed budget would negatively affect businesses, hindering economic investment in Connecticut, according to the state’s largest business association.

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February 23, 2015

Barnes to Nappier: ‘We Can Not Afford to Over-Budget Your Debt Service’

by Christine Stuart | February 23, 2015 8:47pm

Hugh McQuaid file photo Office of Policy and Management Secretary Benjamin Barnes told state Treasurer Denise Nappier Monday that the administration isn’t backing off its position that debt service will be $325 million lower than her estimate.

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February 22, 2015

Nappier to Malloy: Your Budget May Harm CT’s Reputation With Investors

by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | February 22, 2015 12:53pm

State Treasurer Denise Nappier wrote Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Friday saying his two-year budget proposal, which is shy about $325 million in debt service, is “too aggressive” and could harm Connecticut’s reputation with investors.

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February 20, 2015

Resident Trooper Funding Cut Challenged During Budget Hearing

by Hugh McQuaid | February 20, 2015 2:00pm

CTNJ File Photo Lawmakers from small towns looked Thursday for alternatives to a cut in the governor’s budget which will require municipalities with resident state troopers to foot the entire cost of the program.

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Lawmakers Have Harsh Words For Malloy’s Proposals To Reduce Safety Net Funding

by Christine Stuart | February 20, 2015 11:30am

Hugh McQuaid Photo Democratic lawmakers expressed their frustration Thursday with the proposed cuts to healthcare services for the elderly and the poor made this week by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration.

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February 19, 2015

OP-ED | Governor’s Budget Ignores Evidence, Hits Vulnerable

by Sarah Darer Littman | February 19, 2015 9:10pm

Last week, after two years of hearing testimony, the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission issued its draft report.

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