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Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Committee Adds $12.3M To Malloy Budget Plan

The Connecticut General Assembly’s budget-writing committee was expected Thursday to approve a revised $19.04 billion state budget proposal that spends $12.3 million more than what Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has recommended for next fiscal year.

03/27/2014

View down a dark stairway in an old abandoned psychiatric hospital. (credit: Erik van Hannen/Getty Images)

$25 Million Price Tag For Hospital Did Not Include Furnishings

Budget writers neglected to set aside funds to purchase furniture.

02/16/2014

File Photo,  Danel Malloy (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Malloy Proposes $104 Million In New Tax Cuts

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, buoyed by estimates of a state budget surplus, is proposing more than $104 million in new tax cuts.

01/31/2014

IU.S. Capitol (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Shutdown Ends, Default Averted

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, the culmination […]

10/16/2013

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Senator Murphy On Compromise

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) released the following statement in advance of an expected vote in the Senate to reopen the federal government and temporarily increase the government’s statutory borrowing authority: “This is a massive […]

10/16/2013

(Courtesy United Technologies website)

UTC Cancels Planned Furloughs

United Technologies Corp. canceled a planned furlough of 2,000 workers after the Department of Defense recalled most of its civilian employees.

10/06/2013

State budget

Malloy Says State Debt Is Down From 2011

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is defending the amount of borrowing his administration has made, saying Connecticut’s overall indebtedness is slightly less than when he took office in 2011.

09/27/2013

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Should School Officials Be Able To Use Notification Systems To Remind Parents To Vote?

Stonington officials have joined local education officials urging repeal of a state law forbidding school officials from using their notification system to remind parents to vote in budget referendums.

09/16/2013

Kevin Lembo (Courtesy Office of the State Comptroller)

State Surplus Increases

Connecticut’s budget surplus continues it’s modest yet steady growth. Numbers out of the state comptroller’s office show the surplus figure at $398.79 million. Final figures for 2013 will be transmitted December 31. Of the surplus, […]

09/03/2013

Keno (Jean-Loup Gautreau/AFP/Getty Images)

Lottery Chair Says Keno Is Still Months Away

Connecticut lottery employees have begun discussions with bars and taverns on hosting keno terminals, but it will be months and months before the game is made available to the state’s gamblers, the chairman of the state lottery’s board said.

08/23/2013

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