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January 26, 2015

Nonpartisan Analysts: 2015 Budget Is Just Shy of Deficit Mitigation

by Christine Stuart | January 26, 2015 4:41pm

The legislature’s nonpartisan Office of Fiscal Analysis estimated Monday that the 2015 budget deficit is about $3.7 million shy of requiring Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to issue a deficit mitigation plan to the General Assembly.

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January 23, 2015

Second Round Budget Cuts Hits Disabled Hardest

by Hugh McQuaid | January 23, 2015 4:21pm

Christine Stuart photo A state agency serving developmentally disabled people took the biggest hit in a round of budget cuts released Friday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration, which called for $31.5 million in rescissions to reduce a $121 million deficit.

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Lunch Summit Draws Cameras, But Few Budget Cuts

by Christine Stuart | January 23, 2015 3:48pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy had a Philly Cheesesteak. Republican House Leader Themis Klarides had a grilled cheese on rye. But that’s about where the substance of their lunch meeting ended Friday.

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January 22, 2015

Commission: Lawmakers Should Get A Raise

by Hugh McQuaid | January 22, 2015 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo (Updated 4:29 p.m.) A state commission will recommend giving pay raises to elected officials, including the governor and members of the legislature, for the first time in 14 years.

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January 21, 2015

On Budget Deficit, Malloy Prefers Lone Wolf Status

by Christine Stuart | January 21, 2015 4:30pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said if Republican lawmakers have suggestions about where to cut, then they should scribble them on the back of an envelope and hand it to him.

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Push For New Apprenticeship Gets Support From Three Lawmakers

by Hugh McQuaid | January 21, 2015 1:48pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo A small group of lawmakers and advocates began a difficult push Wednesday — asking the state to help fund a new apprenticeship program during a session when the legislature is focused on making difficult budget cuts.

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January 20, 2015

Second Round of 2015 Budget Cuts On The Way

by Christine Stuart | January 20, 2015 9:27pm

CTNJ file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be forced to order a second round of budget rescissions because his budget office Tuesday projected a nearly $121 million deficit for fiscal year 2015.

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January 16, 2015

Revenues Continue to Lag

by Christine Stuart | January 16, 2015 5:30am

CTNJ file photo Budget analysts were unable to offer Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy any good news as he planned to leave today for his first vacation in years.

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January 14, 2015

Local Elected Officials Press Malloy, Legislative Leaders On Priorities

by Christine Stuart | January 14, 2015 6:28pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wanted to talk about his vision for Connecticut’s transportation future Wednesday, but local elected officials were more focused on unfunded municipal mandates and property tax relief.

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January 12, 2015

Malloy Mulls Borrowing Levels As He Plans Transportation Improvements

by Christine Stuart | January 12, 2015 12:59pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy isn’t ready to decide how much the state will put on its credit card in 2015.

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