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.


Dannel Malloy (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

State Budget Deficit Continues to Grow

A new report on the state budget shows the deficit increasing



Deficit Grows; Malloy Touts Retiree Savings

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget director is acknowledging the current fiscal year’s budget deficit has grown by about $80 million, totaling nearly $142 million.


The state Capitol in Hartford. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Comptroller Projects Deficit; EITC Costing 20% More Than Budgeted

State Comptroller Kevin Lembo says Connecticut’s current fiscal year budget is projected to end with a $20.7 million deficit.


mail truck

15 Connecticut Post Office Locations on the Chopping Block

The U.S. Postal Service is considering closing 15 Connecticut locations, including three in Hartford as it deals with a multi-billion dollar deficit. The Postal Service is losing money because of a decreased demand for services […]


Uconn Health Center sign

Questions Raised About UCONN’S No Bid Contract

Some lawmakers and others are questioning the lucrative, no-bid contract the UConn Health Center has to provide mental health and medical services to the state prison system.


(Credit:  Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

Malloy Tells Union Leaders He Understands Their Frustration

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday told several hundred union leaders, many of whom helped to get him elected, that he understands their unhappiness with his proposed budget.


Rell Provides "Transition Budget" to Incoming Administration

Governor Jodi Rell says she has proposed the incoming administration of Dan Malloy with a 94-page “transition budget” which includes  the costs of current services. Rell says the “current services” budget shows what it would […]




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