HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Democratic-controlled budget-writing committee in Connecticut is rebuffing many of the Democratic governor’s proposed budget cuts. The Appropriations Committee voted 33-to-24 on Monday in favor of an alternative two-year, $40.5 billion […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – UConn President Susan Herbst says the governor’s proposed $40 million cut in annual state aid to her school would lead to staff cuts, unpaid furloughs and the closing of some departments […]
More than 6,000 students who dropped out of college have expressed interest in a new program encouraging them to return to the classroom, education officials told state legislators on Thursday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A bill pushed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to increase Connecticut’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017 has cleared a key legislative hurdle. The Democratic-controlled Appropriations Committee on Monday […]
West Hartford’s Beth Bye has been chosen as the state senate chair of the powerful Appropriations Committee in the General Assembly. Democratic State Senate President Don Williams made the announcement Wednesday. Bye was chosen to […]
A Democratic-controlled legislative committee has made some changes to Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed budget for the new fiscal year that begins July 1.