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Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Budget Advisor Says State’s Economy Is Improving

A top budget adviser to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Friday that Connecticut’s economy is showing signs of improvement despite a projected $99.5 million revenue shortfall this year and projected $1 billion deficits in each of the next three fiscal years.

11/21/2014

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

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5 Tips For Budget Travel To Italy

Traveling to Italy is a wonderful but expensive adventure. Make the most of your money with these five budget tips.

08/05/2014

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How To Buy A Car With Bad Credit

It’s not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.

06/16/2014

File photo of Gov. Dannel Malloy signing landmark gun control legislation on April 4, 2013. (Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Burn The Midnight Oil

Lawmakers worked late into the night to close out the legislative session before the midnight deadline.

05/07/2014

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Legislative Republicans Revise Their Budget Alternative

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The minority Republicans in Connecticut’s General Assembly are offering up ideas for trimming the new state budget, now that the projected surplus has plunged by $461.5 million. GOP lawmakers on Thursday […]

05/01/2014

Mayor Pedro Segarra Hartford State of the City March 10 2012 Michael Guerrera Photo

Budget Hearing Tonight In Hartford

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The budget process begins in earnest tonight in Hartford. The City Council is holding a public hearing tonight on Mayor Pedro Segarra’s proposed $577.5 million spending plan for FY 2015. In […]

04/30/2014

Mayor Pedro Segarra Hartford State of the City March 10 2012 Michael Guerrera Photo

Segarra Delivers FY 2015 Budget

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra has submitted a $557 million-plus budget to the City Council. The mayor this afternoon said the spending plan for FY 2015 is a difficult one. He says […]

04/21/2014

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

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