December 21, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 21, 2014 12:00am
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March 2, 2015
by Sarah Paduano | March 2, 2015 5:16pm
February 27, 2015
by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | February 27, 2015 12:26pm
(Updated 1:20 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy acknowledged Thursday that the legislature hates cuts in his proposed budget and lacks consensus to raise taxes. But the governor said a lot can change in the three months before a budget plan must be approved.
by Christine Stuart | February 27, 2015 8:30am
February 26, 2015
by Suzanne Bates | February 26, 2015 10:30pm
The hundreds of union members who crowded into the Middletown city hall this week to protest legislation they say will mean less money in their pockets made it clear who they thought was on their side and who wasn’t.
by Scott Minnick | February 26, 2015 6:26pm
Our society accepts the sad fact that in our free-market democracy, money influences politicians.
by Terry Cowgill | February 26, 2015 4:16pm
It goes without saying that the best way to approach budget cutting is to take no prisoners. Unfortunately, that simple principle is easier to declare in state government than it is to practice.
by Elizabeth Regan | February 26, 2015 3:23pm
February 23, 2015
by Christine Stuart | February 23, 2015 8:47pm
February 22, 2015
by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | February 22, 2015 12:53pm
State Treasurer Denise Nappier wrote Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Friday saying his two-year budget proposal, which is shy about $325 million in debt service, is “too aggressive” and could harm Connecticut’s reputation with investors.