Unions Warn Against Possible Cuts To State JobsState employee unions are warning about the possible negative implications of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's revised $19.8 billion budget that could lead to more than 1,000 job cuts.
State Lawmakers Fear Losing Budget Authority To MalloyDemocratic and Republican legislators are voicing concerns over Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposal for across-the-board cuts to state agencies and giving agency heads more latitude in deciding where to reduce spending.
Malloy Offers Scaled Back Budget Amid Revenue SlumpGov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled a revised $19.8 billion state budget on Wednesday that cuts spending and potentially reduces the state's workforce by several thousand positions in order to meet the ``new economic reality'' the state faces.
Budget Chief Projects Smaller DeficitThe latest figures sent to the State Comptroller
State Revenues Continue To LagA more than 26 million dollar deficit projected
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