UConn's President Herbst On WTICUConn President Susan Herbst joined Jim Vicevich and Will Marotti this morning to explain why $300million in cuts to UConn would not be in the state's best interest.
Vote On Long-overdue State Budget Expected TodayThe state has already gone more than two months without a formal budget plan.
Connecticut Democrats Propose Sales Tax IncreaseConnecticut Democratic lawmakers have proposed increasing the state sales tax to raise more than $660 million over two years to help curb potential cuts to education aid to cities and towns.
Budget Impasse Prompts School Delays, Layoffs And CutbacksWith no state budget in sight and the first day of school just around the corner, local education officials are making big cost-saving moves and hoping more won't be necessary.
House Republicans Present Latest Budget ProposalHouse Republican lawmakers today presented the latest version of their taxing and spending proposal. They want to cut the state workforce by 10 percent, over the next five years.
Estimates Show Connecticut's Budget Revenues WorseningNew revenue estimates released Monday show the state's budget problems continue to worsen, creating greater challenges for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state legislators as they try to negotiate a new two-year budget with a projected deficit that has ballooned to $5 billion.
Connecticut Closes Out Year With $170.4 Million DeficitConnecticut is officially closing out last fiscal year with a $170.4 million deficit in the state's main spending account.
Budget Director: Governor Can Cut Watchdog Agencies' FundingDemocratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget director has rejected a claim by Connecticut's three watchdog agencies that the governor can't reduce their budgets.
Report: Connecticut OT Spending Dropped $33 MillionA new legislative report shows overtime spending for Connecticut state employees dropped nearly $33 million during the first 11 months of the last fiscal year, which ended June 30.
Debate Over Budget Bill Likely As Special Session NearsThere may be a tentative $19.7 billion Democratic budget agreement on the table, but that doesn't mean the debate is over.
Malloy Calls For Bipartisan Talks On Budget
Malloy: It's "Too Early To Tell" If Pay Raises Will Be NixedConnecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says it's ``a little early to tell'' whether a reduction in a state salary account will lead to state employees foregoing future pay raises.