Senate Majority Leader Unveils Bill Allowing Tesla To Sell Cars To ConsumersThe majority leader of the Connecticut Senate says he's resurrecting legislation that would allow electric vehicle manufacturers, including Tesla Motors, to sell cars directly to consumers.
Gov. Malloy Warns Connecticut Requires Major Budget ChangesGov. Dannel P. Malloy issued a somber warning to state lawmakers on Wednesday, cautioning that Connecticut's budget is not sustainable and that changes must be made to how the state crafts its budget in order to meet the "new economic reality."
Malloy Offers Scaled Back Budget Amid Revenue SlumpGov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled a revised $19.8 billion state budget on Wednesday that cuts spending and potentially reduces the state's workforce by several thousand positions in order to meet the ``new economic reality'' the state faces.
CCM Sets Legislative PrioritiesConnecticut's legislative session starts a week from today.
State Senate Passes Transportation Lock BoxConnecticut legislators are back at the Capitol for a special session, trying to fix projected state budget deficits, revamp some business taxes and protect transportation revenues from being used for other purposes.
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.
Budget Vote Planned, But Final Details Still Not FinishedHouse Democratic leaders say they're planning to take up a bill next week to fix Connecticut's $350 million deficit, but acknowledge some details are still being ironed out.
Office That Decides Who Can Sue The State Facing ScrutinyMissed deadlines at the state office that decides who can sue Connecticut government have sparked debate about whether an overhaul is needed, or whether the office should even exist.
State House GOP Leaders On Deficit ProposalRepublican legislators are suggesting that certain state employees be offered a financial incentive to retire as a way to help rebalance Connecticut's budget.
State House Speaker Says Tax Mistakes Made In BudgetHouse Speaker Brendan Sharkey is acknowledging Connecticut lawmakers made mistakes in trying to find the revenue needed to balance the state's new two-year budget.
Malloy Calls For Bipartisan Talks On Budget
Connecticut Hospital Execs Call For Special Session On Cuts