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Democratic Budget Deal Passes Both Houses

$19 billion budget plan passes House along mostly party line; bill goes to Senate, which is also controlled by Democrats.

05/03/2014

Connecticut Capitol Hall of the House (Bob Falcetti/Getty Images)

New Revenue Figures Prompt Gop to Change Proposal

The minority Republicans in Connecticut’s General Assembly are offering up ideas for trimming the new state budget, now that the projected surplus has plunged by $461.5 million.

05/01/2014

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

GOP Offers State Budget Alternative

Minority Republicans in the Connecticut General Assembly on Thursday offered an alternative $18.9 billion state budget that scraps the governor’s proposed $55 tax rebate, ends the state’s earned income tax credit program for the working poor and doesn’t include what the GOP calls Democratic “gimmicks.”

04/17/2014

Cash. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Lawmakers Pass Budget-Related Bills

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers have approved the first of several bills that spell out details of the new two-year, $44 billion state budget bill awaiting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s signature. By a vote […]

06/05/2013

Keno (MARION BERARD/AFP/GettyImages)

Indian Casino Sees Pluses, Minuses with Keno

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A spokesman for a Connecticut Indian tribe says the share from revenue for keno that’s coming will help blunt a potential drop in casino business. The $44 billion two-year state budget […]

06/04/2013

Budget Cuts Raise Concerns

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Parents, clients and advocates for people with disabilities are discussing the effects of nearly $40 million in proposed cuts to state services for the developmentally disabled. The vast majority of the […]

05/07/2013

Governor Malloy Budget Director Benjamin Barnes

State Revenue Report Shows Mixed Forecast

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A new report shows projected revenues for the state of Connecticut will be higher than expected for the current fiscal year. But they’re expected to drop by more than $488 million […]

05/01/2013

Connecticut State Capitol. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Conn. Lawmakers Pass Budget Bills; Talks to Begin

By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The General Assembly’s two budget committees on Friday voted out state spending and tax proposals, but Democratic lawmakers stressed how the final budget deal will be […]

04/20/2013

State Capitol  Courtesy state of CT

Municipal Leaders to Lobby Against Car Tax Cuts

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Municipal officials from across Connecticut are headed to the Capitol to propose changes to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget plan. Mayors, first selectmen and town managers have scheduled a news conference […]

04/10/2013

Report: Improvement In State Budget Shortfall

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office says the projected deficit in Connecticut’s major spending account has improved due to spending reductions. But the Office of Policy and Management’s monthly report to […]

03/21/2013

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