Ben Barnes

Governor Malloy Budget Director Benjamin Barnes

State Budget Chief Releases Fiscal Accountability Report

The Office of Policy and Management released its annual Fiscal Accountability Report Friday.It describes factors affecting Connecticut’s budget through 2018.

11/14/2014

The governor's budget chief Ben Barnes, left, in a file photo at the state Capitol. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Malloy Budget Chief Sticking To No Tax Hike Pledge

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget chief says he plans to adhere to his boss’ campaign promise not to raise taxes in Connecticut’s new two-year state budget.

11/13/2014

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Vote Today On New Sandy Hook School

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ Newtown is holding a referendum Saturday on whether to formally accept grant money from the state of Connecticut to build a new Sandy Hook Elementary School. State lawmakers have set aside […]

10/05/2013

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State Prepares for Possible Federal Government Shutdown

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s budget office is working with state agencies to prepare for a possible federal government shutdown. In a letter to agency heads, released Tuesday, Office of Policy and Management Secretary Benjamin […]

09/24/2013

The state Capitol in Hartford. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Malloy To Make Cuts To Balance State Budget

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget director is expected to release a plan for balancing Connecticut’s budget, which is projected to be $73.6 million in deficit.

01/21/2012

Governor Dannel Malloy speaks during a televised debate at the Belding Theater in Hartford, Connecticut, on Tuesday, October 5, 2010. (Photo by John Woike/Hartford Courant/MCT via Getty Images)

Report Finds Connecticut Shelled Out $250M in Overtime to State Employees

HARTFORD (CBS Connecticut) – State employees are taking center stage in Connecticut’s budget battle. According to a recent report by Connecticut budget officials that was obtained by the Hartford Courant, state employees were paid $250 […]

10/06/2011

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