July 29, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2015 4:26pm
Democratic legislative leaders said there may not be any language in the budget guaranteeing that future legislatures will continue to use a half percent of the sales tax to fund property tax relief on motor vehicles, but they were optimistic that the funds would continue to be used for their intended purpose.
July 28, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 28, 2015 1:02pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy continues to support a constitutional “lock box” for transportation funding, but was unclear Tuesday if he will call lawmakers back into a special session this fall to approve it.
July 27, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2015 2:52pm
Two years after Glastonbury residents fended off a proposal to build a state police shooting range in their town, two other communities are working to make sure it doesn’t come to theirs.
July 17, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | July 17, 2015 9:00am
I winced when I saw the headline about Windsor voters rejecting their town’s budget for the fourth time. Turnout for a referendum that will likely cause layoffs and school cuts was an appallingly low 20 percent.
This can’t go on.
Tags: Windsor, budget, towns, municipal spending, alliance districts, referendum, Susan Bigelow, dh
July 14, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | July 14, 2015 12:30pm
July 13, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 13, 2015 5:30am
In concert with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s Second Chance proposal, Correction Department Commissioner Scott Semple announced last week that the department would be closing a portion of the Bridgeport Correctional Center before the end of the month.
July 9, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 9, 2015 2:53pm
A bill touted by House Speaker Brendan Sharkey that would put student housing and new medical facilities acquired by large hospital networks on the tax rolls for the first time was one of the many concepts buried in a special session budget bill last week.
July 8, 2015
by Luke Foster | July 8, 2015 12:05am
WINDSOR — While counting prisoners as residents of the town where they are incarcerated instead of where they live can cause problems with governmental representation, it is a problem that can be fixed, a prison reform advocate said Tuesday.
July 2, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 2, 2015 4:56pm
June 29, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | June 29, 2015 11:08pm
Flanked by U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday that Indian tribes in Connecticut who had previously been denied federal recognition would not be given a second bite at the apple.