July 3, 2015
by Suzanne Bates | July 3, 2015 10:00am
In April, when the Democrats on the Finance Committee released their half of the budget calling for more than $2 billion in new revenue, most of the lobbyists were scrambling to get their hands on the details.
by Susan Bigelow | July 3, 2015 8:00am
The legislature met early this week to finish up its business from this year’s session, and managed to get a lot done. Some of it was very positive and should help Connecticut move forward. Some of it was a bit less so. And some of it was, well . . . just ugly.
by Terry Cowgill | July 3, 2015 5:30am
What should we make of a Republican governor from a large state with a relatively strong economy who comes to embattled Connecticut to steal some jobs from us? For starters, we should pay attention and not dismiss him as a publicity seeker. We should not shoot the messenger, who in this case has a rather questionable business career of his own, but rather assess his message.
July 1, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 1, 2015 11:37am
June 30, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 30, 2015 3:49pm
Ending a months-long budget process that went right up until the last day of the fiscal year, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday broke a campaign promise when he signed a two-year, $40.3 billion budget that includes $1.3 billion in tax hikes.
by Christine Stuart | June 30, 2015 1:19am
June 26, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 26, 2015 8:33pm
by Terry Cowgill | June 26, 2015 5:30am
Change. It’s one of those words when uttered in a political context conjures up images of a cynical office seeker looking to exploit a malaise that might or might not be based in reality.
June 25, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 25, 2015 5:29pm
Legislative leaders and members of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration were meeting Thursday night to hash out a budget plan that rolls back some business taxes and doesn’t cut too much spending, but finds just the right balance to win approval.
June 23, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 23, 2015 6:00pm
Advocates for human and social services were lined up outside the closed doors of the House Majority Caucus room at the state capitol Tuesday as Democratic lawmakers got up to speed on the latest developments in the state budget process.