Democrat Leaders Moving Forward With State Budget Proposal, Sales Tax IncreaseDemocratic legislative leaders say they're moving toward a state budget agreement that would increase the sales tax, but by less than what House Democrats proposed back in June.
House Republicans Present Latest Budget ProposalHouse Republican lawmakers today presented the latest version of their taxing and spending proposal. They want to cut the state workforce by 10 percent, over the next five years.
State Dems Float Revised Two-Year BudgetState House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz and Democratic House Leader Matt Ritter have sent a letter to Governor Dannel Malloy and other leaders about a new two year budget proposal they are offering.
Governor Slams House Leaders Over Lack Of BudgetGovernor Dannel Malloy today said it would be a dereliction of duty for lawmakers in the state Senate to fail to vote on his temporary budget plan by the start of the new fiscal year Saturday.
Democrats, Republicans Concerned About Malloy's Budget CutsBoth Democratic and Republican legislative leaders say they have concerns with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan to close the $389 million deficit in Connecticut's current budget.
TODD FEINBURG: Interview with House Speaker Joe AresimowiczSpeaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz talks with Todd on how the state budget is (or is not) coming together, and what he hopes will happen in the legislature over the next few days and weeks.
Aresimowicz Chosen As New House Speaker The Connecticut House of Representatives has chosen its new Speaker.
Connecticut House Democratic Leadership Team Is Taking ShapeThe likely leadership of the Connecticut House of Representatives is beginning to take shape.
House Dems Outline Policy Proposals For Next YearDemocrats in the State House of Representatives and candidates who hope to be there next year outlined their policy agenda Tuesday at Goodwin College's Business and Manufacturing Center in East Hartford.
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.
Democratic Leaders Back Public Retirement ProgramTwo Democratic leaders of the General Assembly are supporting a bill that would create a state-administered retirement savings plan for private-sector workers.