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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.”

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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 […]


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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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 […]


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 […]


Gov. Dannel Malloy (Courtesy Ford Foundation)

Malloy Signs Bill To Fix State Deficit

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed legislation that finishes addressing Connecticut’s current $365 million budget deficit. The Democratic governor had already ordered $170 million in spending cuts using his executive branch […]


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Senate OKs Budget Bill, On To Governor

The Connecticut Senate has granted final passage to a $20.5 billion budget deal that would increase spending by $143 million in the next fiscal year.