state budget

Governor Dannel Malloy at a CT Fastrak station in New Britain. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Malloy Signs Revised Connecticut Budget Into Law

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed a revised state budget into law, acknowledging he’d like to see at least one more change.

06/30/2015

General Assembly Senate Chamber. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Lawmakers Consider Late Budget Changes, GOP Not Impressed

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are considering some late changes to the Democratic budget that drew strong criticism from major state employers. But the General Assembly’s Republicans were unimpressed. Sen. Scott Frantz said the […]

06/29/2015

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Malloy Wants To Scale Back Some Proposed Tax Changes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday called on lawmakers to scale back some of the tax increases his administration helped negotiate in a new state budget that prompted some major employers, […]

06/12/2015

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Malloy Offers Budget Tweaks

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Governor Dannel Malloy is proposing some tweaks to the budget passed last week. During a morning briefing at the state Capitol, the governor proposed maintaining the Computer and Data Processing Tax […]

06/12/2015

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Connecticut Democrats Stand By Business Tax Changes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s Democratic leaders were willing Thursday to make minor changes to the business taxes that prompted some major employers to threaten to leave the state, but said they won’t roll the […]

06/04/2015

A picture shows the logo of General Electric.  (ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images)

GE Looks At Leaving Connecticut In Response To Higher Taxes

The chief executive officer of General Electric Co. has told employees the company has begun looking at the possibility of relocating its Fairfield headquarters in response to the Connecticut legislature’s adoption of a two-year budget that again raises business taxes.

06/04/2015

Detail of items in the state Department of Transportation's proposed budget.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Lawmakers To Vote On Democratic Budget That Increases Taxes

Connecticut lawmakers were expected to vote Monday on a two-year, $40 billion Democratic budget plan that’s being met with strong resistance from Republicans, who predict the proposed tax increases will hurt all taxpayers and encourage businesses to flee the state.

06/01/2015

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Panel To Consider Plan That Increases State Taxes

The General Assembly’s tax committee is expected to vote on a Democratic plan that would increase personal income tax rates for high-earners and extend Connecticut’s sales tax to more services, including accounting and engineering.

04/29/2015

FILE PHOTO Connecticut State Police cruisers.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Opposition Grows For Plan To Shift Resident Trooper Costs

Leaders of small towns and the Connecticut State Police Union are voicing opposition to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to require communities to pick up the full cost of the resident state trooper program.

03/09/2015

File photo of a gate outside of a prison. (Photo by FRANK PERRY/AFP/GettyImages)

With Fewer Inmates, Malloy Budget Proposes Closing Prison

As the number of inmates declines, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing to shut a Connecticut prison.

03/09/2015

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