May 23, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 23, 2016 2:05pm
May 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 20, 2016 3:48pm
May 19, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 19, 2016 3:17pm
May 16, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 16, 2016 9:30am
On the campaign trail in 2014, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was critical of how the legislature’s Office of Fiscal Analysis estimates future budget deficits, but the budget adopted last week by the General Assembly changes that practice.
May 13, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 13, 2016 8:10pm
Democratic lawmakers in the House said the $19.76 billion budget that closes a nearly $1 billion deficit is unpleasant, but necessary in order to deal with a sluggish economy and lagging revenues.
by Susan Bigelow | May 13, 2016 10:00am
May 12, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 12, 2016 5:02pm
Revising how education funding is distributed to Connecticut towns, cutting spending across the board, and changing the way future budgets are estimated are a few of the reforms highlighted by the Senate’s Democratic majority during a more than three-hour debate on the $19.76 billion budget on Thursday.
Tags: Beth Bye, L. Scott Frantz, revenues, spending cuts, Jack Kramer, dh
by Jack Kramer | May 12, 2016 12:33pm
The Senate was poised to approve a $19.76 billion state budget for 2017 Thursday, but labor unions remained hopeful they could create enough concern among House members to defeat a deal they say will damage the quality of life for all residents.
Tags: Tyler Mitchell, union, labor, Lori Pelletier, layoffs, dh
May 10, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 10, 2016 9:30am
Even though details have not yet been made available to lawmakers or the public, the state’s largest business organization called on the General Assembly to approve the negotiated budget agreement reached last week between Democratic legislative leaders and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Tags: Joe Brennan, CBIA, CCM, Len Fasano, Brendan Sharkey, Martin Looney, budget, dh
May 9, 2016
by Cara Rosner | May 9, 2016 12:00pm