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Appropriations Committee Tweaks Malloy’s Budget

A Democratic-controlled legislative committee has made some changes to Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed budget for the new fiscal year that begins July 1.



GOP Lawmakers Propose Budget Revisions

Legislative Republicans in Connecticut want to restore the now-defunct sales tax exemption for clothing and non-prescription drugs, as well as fully restore the property tax credit program.


State Senator Edith Prague (Courtesy her office)

Senator Returns To Capitol After Stroke

State Sen. Edith Prague has officially returned to her duties at the Connecticut state Capitol following a minor stroke in December.



Malloy To Cut Spending As Revenue Declines

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is ordering spending cuts as revenue comes up short more than halfway through the state’s budget year.



Amazon Severs Ties With Connecticut Retailers says it is severing its relationships with affiliates in Connecticut because of a new state tax on certain online purchases.


General Assembly Senate Chamber. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Legislative Session Concludes

This year’s Connecticut General Assembly session has wrapped up. Minutes after the close, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he wants the lawmakers to return to Hartford in the fall for a special legislative session that will focus on creating more jobs.



GOP Lawmakers Unveil No-Tax Hike Budget

Connecticut Republicans are unveiling their own state budget proposal that doesn’t raise taxes and calls for cutting the state employee workforce by five percent.


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Tea Party Rally At State Capitol

Tea party activists expressed their anger about Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to raise taxes by $1.5 billion during a rally at the State Capitol.


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Civil War Commemmoration At Capitol

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The sound of cannon fire rang out from the Connecticut state Capitol as Union and Confederate reenactors commemorated the Civil War’s 150th anniversary. Tuesday marks the anniversary of the day the […]


John Martika (Courtesy State Capitol Police)

Police Say Suspect Implied Threat Of Arizona-Style Shooting

An Ansonia man police who police say referenced the shooting of Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords when talking about gun legislation with a Connecticutlegislator is charged with harassment.





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