June 13, 2013
by Melissa Bailey | June 13, 2013 11:32am
June 5, 2013
by Christine Stuart | June 5, 2013 6:49pm
June 4, 2013
by Christine Stuart | June 4, 2013 7:24pm
The state’s largest municipal lobby is trying to convince the Senate to amend House Speaker Brendan Sharkey’s pet legislation that changes how the car tax is levied in the state.
May 23, 2013
by Christine Stuart | May 23, 2013 10:00am
May 21, 2013
by Christine Stuart | May 21, 2013 12:10am
Lauded as a conservative hero for taking on the public employee unions in Wisconsin in 2010-11, Gov. Scott Walker reminded Connecticut Republicans on Monday that it’s possible to turn a blue state red.
Tags: Scott Walker, John McKinney, Tom Foley, Stamford, Larry Dorman, unions, Koch Brothers, dh
March 29, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | March 29, 2013 12:59pm
Town governments are hoping a renewed focus on municipal mandate relief will see the passage of long-sought changes to expensive legal notice publishing requirements.
March 8, 2013
by CTNewsjunkie Staff | March 8, 2013 11:32am
A Hartford consulting firm on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority alleging the authority’s bidding process for its municipal liaison was a “sham.” Read our story from 2011 about the bidding process for the $84,000 contract, which went to former House Speaker Thomas Ritter. The Courant’s more recent story about the lawsuit filed by Matthew Hennessy, former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez’s chief of staff, is here and the lawsuit is here.
February 27, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | February 27, 2013 12:30pm
Legislation introduced by Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield would close what he calls a loophole in the the state’s immigration policy which led to deportation proceedings against an immigrant living in New Haven.
February 26, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | February 26, 2013 5:00pm
(Updated 4:48 p.m.) Lawmakers on the General Law Committee seemed more inclined to blame taxes for Connecticut’s high alcohol prices Tuesday than the state’s unusual minimum bottle pricing requirements.
December 11, 2012
by Christine Stuart | December 11, 2012 6:30am
The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities sent a terse three paragraph letter to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget director Monday asking for an explanation of what it believes are spending cuts to cities and towns.