February 5, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | February 5, 2016 10:00am
The legislative session kicked off under gloomy skies as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced his plans to balance the budget through massive spending cuts and layoffs. The stage is now set for what should be a brutal battle between the governor and state employee unions, with the legislature caught in the middle.
February 3, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 3, 2016 3:44pm
by Christine Stuart | February 3, 2016 6:54am
by Christine Stuart | February 3, 2016 5:30am
Municipalities have largely been held harmless from state budget cuts for the past six fiscal years, but Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is no longer excluding them from the nearly $570 million in spending cuts he will announce later today.
February 2, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 2, 2016 10:30am
February 1, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 1, 2016 7:27pm
by Christine Stuart | February 1, 2016 3:38pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy expressed confidence Monday that he would get the supermajority he needs to send a question about a constitutional lockbox for transportation funds to voters in November.
by Christine Stuart | February 1, 2016 1:00pm
State Comptroller Kevin Lembo has more confidence than nonpartisan legislative budget analysts that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration can achieve the savings it needs to balance the 2016 budget.
by Christine Stuart | February 1, 2016 11:30am
by Rowan Kane | February 1, 2016 5:30am
Members of the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee were uncertain Friday about how many tax reforms they could implement this year and which ones will have to wait.