HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy followed through Tuesday with a promised veto of the restoration of funds for the Medicare Savings Program.
January 16, 2018
January 8, 2018
HARTFORD, CT — Despite some good fiscal news about one part of the income tax exceeding expectations by $900 million, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy warned that he might still veto the General Assembly’s plan to restore health benefits for the elderly and disabled.
January 5, 2018
HARTFORD, CT — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who has been careful during his first seven years in office never to say he would veto something before it’s on his desk, told legislative leaders Friday that he would veto their proposal to increase benefits for the Medicare Savings Program.
January 4, 2018
HARTFORD, CT — All state employees have been asked to report to work Friday, but state lawmakers will get another day off.
HARTFORD, CT — Legislative leaders from both parties were grateful, but not interested in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s offer to extend benefits to the Medicare Savings Program until July.
December 29, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — It look less than five minutes for the Connecticut General Assembly to announce Friday that it will return next week to find $54 million to restore funding for the Medicare Savings Program.
December 19, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — Legislative leaders don’t have enough members available to hold a special session to restore $54 million to the Medicare Savings Program before 2018, so they will likely act on it the first week of the new year.
HARTFORD, CT — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants the General Assembly to address the $208 million budget deficit when they return next week to restore the Medicare Savings Program and the state’s largest teacher union wants them to restore $58 million in education cuts.
December 14, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — Democratic and Republican lawmakers agreed again Thursday that they will be returning to Hartford sometime between Christmas Eve and Dec. 29 to restore the Medicare Savings Program.
December 13, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy presented legislative leaders Wednesday with more than $303 million in spending cuts and tax increases as they seek to resolve a $208 million budget deficit.