Mini Surplus Projected For Last Fiscal YearAusterity measures and a strong year-end performance by some taxes cited in the improved numbers.
New Union Ad Targets Top GOP Leaders In Budget BattleA state employee union has taken aim at two top Republican lawmakers in a new TV ad that urges the General Assembly to impose higher taxes on Connecticut's wealthy citizens and corporations.
Beverage Industry Working To Stop Fees In Any Budget DealOne group is stepping up efforts to make sure some ideas floated during Connecticut's regular legislative session don't find their way into a yet-to-be-reached two-year budget agreement.
Connecticut Parks To Remain Open Despite Budget WoesConnecticut's state budget may be in limbo, yet there's still enough money to keep the 109 parks open this summer, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
UConn Trustees Adopt Budget, With State Budget Still UncertainUniversity of Connecticut trustees have approved a more than $1.3 billion budget for the Storrs and regional campuses for the fiscal year starting July 1-- largely flat compared to the current year.
New Deficit Numbers Are InGovernor Malloy's budget director says the deficit for the current fiscal year is down $215.5 million to $107.2 million
CCM Sends Letter To LawmakersAs legislative leaders and the governor work toward hammering out a budget agreement, CCM--the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities--has released a letter to state lawmakers urging them to consider a bipartisan collection of proposals outlined earlier this year among member towns and cities.
Budget Proposal RedoChange is designed to cover the increase in the projected deficit for next fiscal year
Malloy Orders Immediate Cuts To Balance Current State BudgetGov. Dannel P. Malloy is ordering $33.5 million in immediate cuts, among other steps, to balance Connecticut's current budget without having to borrow money.
Budget Back And Forth ContinuesConnecticut lawmakers are making some small progress in reaching a possible agreement on a new state budget.
RAY DUNAWAY: Another Government Shutdown?Here we go again… yet another chance for a government shutdown looms this week.
Speaker Predicts Legalized Pot Will Come Up In Budget TalksBills legalizing recreational use of marijuana didn't clear any legislative committees this session, but that doesn't mean the issue is entirely dead.