June 21, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 21, 2016 8:30am
June 15, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 15, 2016 12:00pm
A few weeks before the 2017 state budget goes into effect, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy administration budget director Ben Barnes is warning state agencies to expect steep reductions in discretionary spending for the next two years.
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May 27, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 27, 2016 5:30am
Two weeks ago, Chief Medical Examiner Dr. James Gill warned that his office could lose accreditation due to budget cuts and an increase in overdose deaths. On Thursday, Gill sent a letter to municipalities to tell them that any “unclaimed” dead person will now be their responsibility.
May 13, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | May 13, 2016 10:00am
May 11, 2016
by Cara Rosner | May 11, 2016 10:30am
As state officials continue to investigate deteriorating home foundations in eastern Connecticut, the companies at the center of the controversy have voluntarily agreed to stop selling certain products for residential use until next year.
May 10, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 10, 2016 12:53pm
Local elected officials said Tuesday that state lawmakers can’t claim they will pass a budget later this week without a tax increase because the reduction in municipal aid coupled with the lack of structural changes will cause property taxes to increase.
May 5, 2016
by Jack Kramer | May 5, 2016 12:54am
A constitutional amendment to bolster the protection of state-owned open space passed the Senate and House before the General Assembly adjourned Wednesday. However, proponents will have to raise the bill again next year in order to get it on the ballot for voters.
May 2, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 2, 2016 9:00am
(Updated 12:50 p.m.) After being absent from the budget negotiating table all weekend, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is expected to come back Monday with an offer that restores some education and hospital funding.
April 27, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | April 27, 2016 4:27pm
April 26, 2016
by Jack Kramer | April 26, 2016 7:28pm