Appropriations Committee

UConn President Susan Herbst at the site of new Hartford branch campus. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Herbst: Budget Would Cause Closures, Cuts

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 […]

02/24/2015

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Thousands Express Interest In Free College Program

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.

08/28/2014

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Committee Advances Minmum Wage Bill

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 […]

03/24/2014

State Senator Beth Bye (Courtesy Senate Democrats)

Bye Tapped To Head Appropriations Committee

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 […]

11/27/2013

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Appropriations Committee Tweaks Malloy’s Budget

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.

03/29/2012

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