January 23, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 23, 2017 5:30am
Under water for most of the 2017 fiscal year so far, Connecticut’s budget situation has improved and is running a $23.3 million surplus, according to the governor’s budget office.
January 19, 2017
by Barth Keck | January 19, 2017 10:00pm
Dabo Swinney’s Clemson Tigers defeated Nick Saban’s Alabama Crimson Tide, 35-31, to win the national college football championship on Jan. 9. These two teams are national football powers, having met in last year’s title game, too.
by Christine Stuart | January 19, 2017 5:30am
January 18, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 18, 2017 3:00pm
Instead of coming to the state with their hats in their hands, a group of nonprofit community providers are asking the state to change the way it serves those with disabilities and mental health or substance abuse disorders.
by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | January 18, 2017 12:00pm
A new report details the fiscal challenges faced by Connecticut’s four biggest cities and concludes that one of them – Hartford – won’t be able to resolve its budget shortfalls without financial assistance from the state.
by Christine Stuart | January 18, 2017 5:30am
Connecticut’s economy is slowly regaining confidence, or it’s gotten lucky with collecting one-time revenue and business taxes. Those are the two interpretations of the latest revenue projections from state budget analysts.
Tags: Len Fasano, Themis Klarides, Kevin Lembo, Ben Barnes, consensus revenues, OFA, OPM
January 17, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 17, 2017 2:54pm
Lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy avoided increasing taxes last year when resolving a nearly $1 billion budget deficit, however, at least one advocacy group is asking them to reconsider a “cuts-only approach,” as they prepare to tackle a much larger budget deficit.
by Christine Stuart | January 17, 2017 5:30am
January 13, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 13, 2017 12:35pm
HARTFORD, CT - Armed with a new report, the Connecticut Education Association said organizations managing many of the state’s charter schools are lining their own pockets instead of teaching children and it’s calling on legislators to hold them accountable.
January 11, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 11, 2017 5:09pm
ROCKY HILL, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy told local elected officials that he would trade the state’s $1.5 billion budget deficit for their budget woes and cash balances any day of the week.