by Christine Stuart | June 30, 2016 3:29pm
Office of Policy and Management Secretary Ben Barnes is using the authority granted to him as part of the 2017 budget to withhold funding from various state agencies.
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by Christine Stuart | June 29, 2016 9:09pm
The deaf community wanted to make sure their voices were heard Wednesday when they rallied outside a state office building in Hartford in support of 35 state interpreters who were laid off this week.
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by Christine Stuart | June 29, 2016 5:30am
By the end of today the Old State House on Main Street in Hartford will close its doors to the public.
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by Christine Stuart | June 27, 2016 12:02pm
Connecticut’s highways are among the busiest and most congested in the nation, according to a new report released by TRIP, a national transportation organization.
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by Christine Stuart | June 23, 2016 10:00am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office said Wednesday that it has eliminated 724 positions from executive branch agencies. That’s about 12 more than were announced earlier this month.
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by Christine Stuart | June 22, 2016 4:14pm
Connecticut’s Judicial Branch has declined an offer from the city of New Haven to pay for the judicial marshals currently staffing New Haven’s detention facility.
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by Christine Stuart | June 21, 2016 12:05pm
The Department of Motor Vehicles will start sending out late fee notices this week to customers with overdue emissions tests.
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by Christine Stuart | June 20, 2016 1:56pm
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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by Cara Rosner | June 16, 2016 10:40am
Connecticut businesses were spared from “sweeping” tax increases in the latest state budget, but should expect to see tax hikes at the municipal level, according to tax attorneys.
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by Christine Stuart | June 15, 2016 12:00pm
A few weeks before the 2017 state budget goes into effect, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy administration budget director Ben Barnes is warning state agencies to expect steep reductions in discretionary spending for the next two years.
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