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Budget Proposal Reinstates Clothing Sales Tax Exemption

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s new budget proposal reinstates the sales tax exemption on clothing.

02/06/2013

Governor Dannel Malloy (Courtesy House Democrats)

Governor’s 2 year Budget Totals 40.8 Billion Dollars

By SUSAN HAIGH  Associated press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Deep cuts to hospitals and changes in Medicaid eligibility are among the reductions Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing in his new two-year budget, set to […]

02/05/2013

File photo of Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Governor Drops a Few Budget Hints

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says his new, two-year state budget proposal will include “a lot” of education funding, including an additional $14.1 million to help low-performing schools. The Democrat announced Friday […]

02/01/2013

State Capitol  Courtesy state of CT

Malloy: “Painful” Budget Cuts Ahead

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he expects “painful” budget cuts to be part of a deficit-reduction plan that doesn’t increase taxes, as his administration begins private talks with legislative leaders on how to eliminate the state’s red ink.

12/10/2012

State Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

State Budget Deficit Projected At $415 Million

State Comptroller Kevin Lembo says the state budget deficit will reach at least $415 million when the fiscal year ends next June.

12/03/2012

Connecticut State Capitol. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Malloy: State Faces “Painful” Choices To Cover Projected $365 Million Deficit

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says some “painful choices” and spending cuts will be needed to help cover Connecticut’s projected $365 million budget deficit.

11/15/2012

Governor Malloy Budget Director Benjamin Barnes

State Tax Revenues Lagging

A new report from the state’s legislative and executive branch budget offices shows Connecticut’s tax revenues are running approximately $52.7 million behind what’s anticipated in the state budget. Office of Policy and Management Secretary Benjamin […]

11/09/2012

Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Hartford’s Mayor Announces 14 Layoffs; 5 Positions Eliminated

Hartford’s mayor has announced the city has laid off 15 employees and eliminated another five positions as part of his budget-balancing effort.

09/20/2012

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Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.

07/04/2012

Catholic Nuns (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Nuns Tour To Protest Ryan Budget

A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.

06/21/2012

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