by Christine Stuart | October 6, 2015 3:55pm
It’s official. The state reached an agreement Tuesday with two federally-recognized Indian tribes that allows the Connecticut Lottery Corporation to begin offering keno this year.
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by Christine Stuart | October 6, 2015 5:30am
Connecticut tourism has come a long way since it got knocked off a map of New England when state officials failed to pay dues to an organization that markets the region.
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by Christine Stuart | October 5, 2015 2:24pm
by Susan Bigelow | October 2, 2015 10:00am
The great Yogi Berra, who died this week, once said “It’s like déjà vu all over again!” He probably wasn’t talking about Connecticut’s budget, sadly, but the sentiment absolutely applies.
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by Christine Stuart | October 1, 2015 11:56am
After three rounds of rescissions and promises that the 2015 budget would end in the black, the state ended the year with a $113.2 million deficit.
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by Elizabeth Regan | September 30, 2015 3:41pm
Calls for a special session to address Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plan to make $103 million in emergency budget cuts were renewed Wednesday by a leading Democrat on the legislature’s Human Services Committee.
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by Christine Stuart | September 29, 2015 4:35pm
(UPDATED 7:52 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he supports a constitutional lock box for transportation funds, but he was less clear Tuesday than he was in June about the need for a special session to get the process started.
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by Christine Stuart | September 29, 2015 11:40am
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he would listen to his Democratic colleagues in the legislature, who are coming up with a list of alternative emergency budget cuts, but that’s where he stopped Tuesday.
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by Christine Stuart | September 29, 2015 5:30am
The top Democratic lawmaker in the House certainly doesn’t agree with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s recent emergency budget cuts, but he also does not believe a special session is the best way to address the problem.
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by Christine Stuart | September 28, 2015 1:15pm
The state Bond Commission is scheduled to approve $620,000 in borrowing so that a newly formed nonprofit can purchase the Amistad replica out of receivership and make the necessary repairs.
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