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January 29, 2015

Lawmakers Seek To Repeal Sales Tax On Diapers

by Cara Rosner | January 29, 2015 5:30am

Cara Rosner photo Two Democratic lawmakers have introduced legislation seeking to exempt baby diapers from state sales tax.

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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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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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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

OP-ED | Connecticut’s Tax Policy: Soak the Rich, Poor, and Everybody In Between

by Suzanne Bates | January 16, 2015 1:00pm

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Texas has oil, Wyoming has natural gas, and Connecticut has rich people.

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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 9, 2015

OP-ED | A Tale of Two Speeches: Comparing Gov. Malloy in 2011 and 2015

by Susan Bigelow | January 9, 2015 12:00pm

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What a difference four years makes.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy kicked off his second term in office on Wednesday, and if the speeches he gave at his inauguration and later to the General Assembly are any indication, this term is going to be more subdued and less ambitious than the last one.

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January 8, 2015

Malloy Continues To Be Coy About Transportation Vision

by Christine Stuart | January 8, 2015 5:39pm

Christine Stuart photo Still unwilling to offer much in the way of details Thursday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy maintained that his vision for Connecticut’s transportation future will be big.  It will include widening all of Interstate 95, improving bus and rail service, and making sure money raised to improve it will stay in a “lockbox.”

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