State Lawmakers Fear Losing Budget Authority To MalloyDemocratic and Republican legislators are voicing concerns over Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposal for across-the-board cuts to state agencies and giving agency heads more latitude in deciding where to reduce spending.
Budget Chief Projects Smaller DeficitThe latest figures sent to the State Comptroller
State Revenues Continue To LagA more than 26 million dollar deficit projected
Budget Plan Includes Eventual Closure Of Juvenile PrisonConnecticut legislators will return to the Capitol on Tuesday to fix the state's out-of-balance budget, overhaul business taxes, protect transportation revenues and begin closing the state's juvenile detention center and a facility for severely developmentally disabled adults.
Governor Calls Lawmakers Back To CapitolGovernor believes a deal is near on deficit mitigation
More Talk, No Deal On Deficit MitigationTalks resume Thursday
Deficit Mitigation Talks ContinueRetirement incentive scrapped
Governor Optimistic Deficit-Cutting Deal Will Be ReachedSpecial session possible in early December
Budget Deficit Talks ResumeProgress reported toward bipartisan agreement
House Democrats Oppose Retirement IncentiveSpeaker calls it a long-term disaster
Senate Democrats Offer New Budget Plan, No Election Fund CutThe Connecticut Senate's majority Democrats are backing off some earlier ideas for balancing the state budget, including suspending the public campaign funding program for next year's legislative elections.
Democrats Release Deficit-Cutting ProposalsBudget gap projected between $350 million and $370 million