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.


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.


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.


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.





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