Deficit

Connecticut's Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Governor Puts State’s Debt At $64.6 Billion

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office says Connecticut’s overall state debt has been reduced 15 percent during his three years in office, or $11.6 billion.

01/09/2014

U.S. Capitol (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Connecticut’s Elected Officials React To Capitol Compromise

A number of Connecticut’s elected officials issued statements on the Congressional compromise on the debt ceiling and government shutdown.

10/16/2013

File Photo,  Danel Malloy (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Governor Malloy On The Compromise

Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement in advance of an expected vote in the U.S. Senate and House to reopen the federal government and temporarily increase the government’s statutory borrowing authority: “While I […]

10/16/2013

State Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Comptroller’s Deficit Projection at $131.3 Million

The state comptroller has pegged the state deficit projected for fiscal year 2013 at 131.3 million dollars, little changed from a month ago.

03/01/2013

State Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Comptroller: $100 Million Added To Deficit In Last Month

Connecticut’s projected deficit for the current fiscal year is up about $100 million in the last month, according to the latest projection from Comptroller Kevin Lembo.

02/01/2013

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

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Tries To Reboot Losing Campaign With Ryan Pick

After months of failing to find a way to gain ground in the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney has hit the reset button by picking Paul Ryan as his running mate, but once the dust has settled and the Conventions are over, it is hard to see how Romney will have changed the direction of the 2012 presidential campaign.

08/13/2012

Kevin Lembo (Courtesy Office of the State Comptroller)

Comptroller Confirms Deficit Projections

Comptroller Kevin Lembo is confirming projections that the state of Connecticut’s current fiscal year is projected to end at least $200 million in the red.

05/01/2012

Dannel Malloy (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

State Budget Deficit Continues to Grow

A new report on the state budget shows the deficit increasing

04/30/2012

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