State budget

Agreement Reached On Budget Changes

By SUSAN HAIGH  Associated Press  HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic legislative leaders announced Friday they’ve reached an agreement with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration on last-minute changes to the state budget that sparked strong criticism […]


Governor Dannel Malloy at Gubernatorial Election Forum on Transportation (Courtesy CT-N)

Governor Believes Data Tax Hike Will Be Scrapped

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday there is ample support in the General Assembly to roll back one of the most contentious business taxes in the Democratic state budget. Malloy, a […]


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UConn Trustees Approve Budget

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees has approved a $1.3 billion budget for the main campus in Storrs and five regional campuses for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, including a previously […]


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More Budget Talks

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic legislative leaders and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday discussed possible 11th-hour changes to the state budget, including “alternative revenues.” The private meeting came a week after the Democratic governor […]


Connecticut Hall of the House. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Connecticut Lawmakers To Return To The Capitol

Despite Wednesday’s adjournment of the regular legislative session, lawmakers are expected to return to the Capitol, possibly in about two weeks, to finish voting on several bills including two that spell out details of the two-year, $40.3 billion Democratic budget.


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Senate President: GE May Be Using Budget As Layoff Cover

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s Senate president says he believes General Electric may be using the just-passed state budget as “cover” for layoffs the company has been planning. Martin Looney made his comment Thursday morning, […]


Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Senate Passes Democratic Budget Shortly Before Adjournment

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP)  The Connecticut Senate has voted in favor of a two-year, $40.3 billion Democratic budget that drew sharp criticism from several of the state’s major employers for raising taxes. The fiscal package cleared […]


Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

House Passes Budget

Connecticut’s House of Representatives passed a $40 billion, two-year state budget Wednesday morning after Democratic leaders worked through the night to secure enough votes.


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House Expected To Hold Budget Vote Today

Connecticut lawmakers are expected to vote on the latest version of a two-year Democratic budget proposal that received some last-minute changes after several major employers publicly balked at the tax increases.


Governor Dannel Malloy at a groundbreaking ceremony for the school's new campus in Hartford. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Connecticut Lawmakers Plan to Vote on $40B Budget

Connecticut legislators and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy reached a tentative deal on a two-year, $40 billion budget early Sunday.