November 25, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 25, 2015 1:15pm
November 24, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 24, 2015 6:53pm
Legislative leaders and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said they’re considering a special legislative session the second week of December to address the 2016 budget shortfall.
November 20, 2015
by Suzanne Bates | November 20, 2015 3:44pm
by Christine Stuart | November 20, 2015 3:05pm
by Terry Cowgill | November 20, 2015 5:30am
Connecticut’s “period of permanent fiscal crisis,” so-called by Malloy administration budget chief Ben Barnes last fall, sounded like something of an exaggeration. Though he has recently renounced the comment, Barnes simply blurted out the truth when he used the now-famous phrase.
November 19, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 19, 2015 7:09pm
by Christine Stuart | November 19, 2015 5:30am
Office of Policy and Management Secretary Ben Barnes told the legislature’s two budget writing committees Wednesday that he regretted a comment he made back in 2014 following the re-election of his boss, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Tags: Ben Barnes, OPM, State Budget, deficit, projections, BRF, Budget Reserve Fund, dh
November 17, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 17, 2015 1:30pm
by Christine Stuart | November 17, 2015 5:30am
November 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 16, 2015 3:45pm
The legislature’s Democratic majority released a proposal Monday to close a $350 million budget shortfall by, among other things, suspending Connecticut’s landmark campaign finance system for the 2016 election cycle.