by Christine Stuart | Sep 19, 2018 3:52pm
Posted to: State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Transparency
HARTFORD, CT — State Treasurer Denise Nappier informed legislative leaders Wednesday that they inadvertently reduced the state’s bonding capacity by failing to include certain exemptions in the budget adjustment it passed in the final hours of the legislative session.
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by Christine Stuart | Sep 19, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Media Matters | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Transparency | Transportation
HARTFORD, CT — With the spotlight on the gubernatorial contest, outgoing Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sought to correct the record regarding a few things that have been said recently during the debates.
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by Christine Stuart | Sep 14, 2018 6:00pm
Posted to: Analysis | Congress | Election 2018 | Town News | Media Matters | State Capitol
November 6 is fast approaching and Vote.CTNewsJunkie.com, our Voter Guide & Candidate Questionnaire, is back for a third time to help you navigate what is shaping up to be one of the hardest fought elections of our lifetimes.
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by Christine Stuart | Aug 27, 2018 12:31pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Equality | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Bloomfield
HARTFORD, CT — Local elected officials from Bloomfield came to the state Capitol Monday to criticize Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski’s proposal to eliminate the income tax over eight years.
Continue reading "Speaking for State Dems, Bloomfield Pols Say Elimination of Income Tax Will Put Towns In Deficit" »
by Christine Stuart | Aug 21, 2018 10:30am
Posted to: State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol
HARTFORD, CT — The 2019 budget is off to a good start, but it’s a long way to June 30th.
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by Christine Stuart | Aug 17, 2018 2:15pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Jobs | State Capitol
HARTFORD, CT — They weren’t on the ballot Tuesday, but they plan to be on the ballot in November and they argue choosing another Democratic or Republican governor would be “insanity.”
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by Bill Curry | Aug 10, 2018 5:23pm
Posted to: Analysis | Congress | DC News Junkie | Election 2018 | Opinion | State Capitol
What’s the matter with Connecticut? On Tuesday we’ll hold a bunch of primaries featuring the biggest bunch of candidates ever for state-wide office, all running at a time of perceived peril to our state and nation. You’d think we’d have a bunch of real debates; or a few; or one anyway. Not so. How come?
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by Christine Stuart | Aug 8, 2018 1:13pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | State Capitol
HARTFORD, CT— Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim wasn’t ready Wednesday to stop talking about his last televised debate with Ned Lamont on Tuesday.
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by Christine Stuart | Jul 13, 2018 1:58pm
Posted to: Equality | Health Care | Labor | Legal | Public Health | Elderly Care | Poverty | State Capitol
HARTFORD, CT — The Department of Social Services average wait time for its call center improved slightly in June to 85 minutes, at the same time as the call abandonment rate increased from 57 to 58 percent.
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by Susan Bigelow | Jun 29, 2018 5:00am
Posted to: Analysis | The Economy | Ethics | Jobs | Opinion | Sports | State Capitol | Transparency
We interrupt your regularly scheduled worrying about the decline of American democracy to remind you that the Connecticut legislature is still completely hopeless.
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