Senate Democrats Offer New Budget Plan, No Election Fund CutThe Connecticut Senate's majority Democrats are backing off some earlier ideas for balancing the state budget, including suspending the public campaign funding program for next year's legislative elections.
State House GOP Leaders On Deficit ProposalRepublican legislators are suggesting that certain state employees be offered a financial incentive to retire as a way to help rebalance Connecticut's budget.
Big Defense Bill Includes Connecticut ProvisionsThe National Defense Authorization Act includes money for some big-ticket weapons manufactured in Connecticut.
State House Speaker Says Tax Mistakes Made In BudgetHouse Speaker Brendan Sharkey is acknowledging Connecticut lawmakers made mistakes in trying to find the revenue needed to balance the state's new two-year budget.
Affordability Of Connecticut Transportation Plan Questioned
Agreement Reached On Budget Changes
Governor Believes Data Tax Hike Will Be Scrapped
UConn Trustees Approve Budget
More Budget Talks
Connecticut Lawmakers To Return To The CapitolDespite 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.
Senate President: GE May Be Using Budget As Layoff Cover
Senate Passes Democratic Budget Shortly Before Adjournment