Major issues, including a new two-year state budget, election reforms and an anti-domestic violence measure remained on the to-do list for Connecticut legislators on Saturday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic leaders of the Connecticut General Assembly say they’re close to reaching a two-year budget deal with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Senate President Martin Looney said most spending issues have […]
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The General Assembly’s tax committee approved a Democratic plan on Wednesday that would increase personal income tax rates for high-earners, extend Connecticut’s sales tax to […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Democratic-controlled budget-writing committee in Connecticut is rebuffing many of the Democratic governor’s proposed budget cuts. The Appropriations Committee voted 33-to-24 on Monday in favor of an alternative two-year, $40.5 billion […]
The minority party in the Connecticut General Assembly is offering an alternative state budget proposal that replenishes many of the Democratic governor’s proposed cuts but reduces state employee overtime and imposes a wage freeze next year.
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to cut money from a state grant program to community mental health and substance abuse providers is prompting an […]
A heavy hitter appeared at the Capitol to persuade lawmakers to spare the flagship state university from significant spending cuts.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The chairmen of the state’s two federally recognized Indian tribes say they still support a deal that would allow the Connecticut Lottery Corporation to offer keno. Under that agreement, reached about […]
(Bridgeport, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch has his proposed budget to the City Council for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The spending plan contains no tax increase and no layoffs, increases funding for education, […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says state legislators need to stop complaining about the spending cuts in his proposed budget and face facts there are limited options given Connecticut’s constitutional cap […]