May 10, 2013
by Susan Bigelow | May 10, 2013 9:39am
The budget is the most complicated and difficult thing that the legislature does, which is probably why politicians, pundits, and partisans try to turn it into a one-line riddle with easy, obvious solutions.
May 9, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | May 9, 2013 5:36pm
Some political theater planned by the Democratic state party went off-script Thursday when Capitol police prevented an intern dressed in a chicken costume from delivering chicken wings to legislative Republican leaders.
by Christine Stuart | May 9, 2013 3:15pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proclaimed that his “Small Business Express Program” was a success and that the closure rate of businesses that receive the low-interest loans is much smaller than small businesses that don’t receive assistance.
May 8, 2013
by Christine Stuart | May 8, 2013 5:30am
May 7, 2013
by Christine Stuart | May 7, 2013 2:23pm
May 6, 2013
by Christine Stuart | May 6, 2013 3:39pm
May 3, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | May 3, 2013 6:02pm
Law enforcement officials on Friday requested more funding to deal with a backlog of paperwork related to firearm purchases and transfer-of-ownership applications that have grown exponentially since the passage of new gun regulations.
by Christine Stuart | May 3, 2013 5:30am
May 1, 2013
by Christine Stuart | May 1, 2013 9:18pm
Normally the fact that the state is running a $150.1 million surplus would be good news, but state Comptroller Kevin Lembo’s monthly budget report was dampened by consensus revenue figures that show a nearly $500 million shortfall over the next two years.
April 30, 2013
by Christine Stuart | April 30, 2013 11:35pm
Budget analysts predicted that over the next two years revenue will drop more than $488 million, creating new challenges in negotiations over a state budget that doesn’t increase taxes.