April 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2016 12:05pm
There’s very little these days that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget director, Ben Barnes, and Daniel Livingston, the lead negotiator for the State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition, can agree upon. But shoring up the state’s pension fund is one of them.
March 10, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 10, 2016 4:21pm
All four Wall Street credit rating agencies reaffirmed their bond ratings for Connecticut’s general obligation bonds, but three of the four offered a “negative outlook” on the state’s credit rating in advance of a bond sale.
March 8, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 8, 2016 1:49pm
A trio of Republican Senators said they don’t believe Connecticut should create a public retirement system that would require private sector employees to contribute to a retirement plan through a payroll deduction.
February 26, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 26, 2016 1:09pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he’s not endorsing the newly released deficit figures, which show Connecticut is facing a more than $1.2 billion deficit over the next 18 months, but he is also not surprised by them.
February 25, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 25, 2016 3:43pm
January 15, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 15, 2016 6:30am
November 10, 2015
by Cara Rosner | November 10, 2015 6:30am
Most business leaders in Connecticut believe their companies’ outlooks will remain stable or improve in the coming months, but more than half anticipate having to deal with higher interest rates by mid-2016, according to a survey out last week.
September 30, 2015
by Cara Rosner | September 30, 2015 12:45pm
June 29, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 29, 2015 9:43pm
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke about trickle-down economics and also offered her thoughts on some of the Republican presidential candidates Monday to about 1,300 Democrats at the party’s largest fundraiser of the year.
March 10, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 10, 2015 4:00pm
The same day President Barack Obama signed a memorandum directing federal agencies to do more to help student loan borrowers, the legislature’s Banking Committee passed legislation increasing regulation of lenders.