Nonprofit Human Service Providers Pitch Cost Saving Through PrivatizationNonprofit human services providers say they can help solve Connecticut's budget problems by taking over more state-operated programs, an idea that appears to be gaining steam among some legislative Democrats as well as Republicans.
Malloy 'Not Leading With Taxes' In Budget ProposalGovernor Dannel Malloy says he is not "leading with taxes" in the state budget proposal he will present to lawmakers next month-- but he's also not taking them off the table.
Malloy's Office Says Current Deficit Declines $26 millionConnecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget office says cost-cutting measures have helped to reduce the current fiscal year's projected budget deficit by approximately $26 million.
Barnes: Pension Payments Driving Latest Budget ChallengesGov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget director is warning Connecticut lawmakers that the next two-year state budget faces "significant pressure'' from slowing revenues and looming payments for unfunded pension liabilities and other old debt.
Malloy's Budget Office Releasing Funds To Watchdog AgenciesConnecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget office is releasing $183,000 in state funds it withheld from the state's three watchdog agencies.
Connecticut Unions Taking Steps To Get Workers RehiredConnecticut union leaders are taking steps to try and help more than 1,000 laid-off state employees get their jobs back.
Courthouses Targeted For ClosureAt least four Connecticut courthouses are expected to close because of a $77 million Judicial Branch budget reduction imposed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state lawmakers.
State Senate Leaders Opt Against Budget Veto OverrideDemocratic leaders of the Connecticut Senate have scuttled any plans to override Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's line-item budget veto that cut $22 million from the $19.7 billion plan.
COST: State Budget Cuts Will Hit TownsThe state budget signed into law by Governor Dannel maloy includes a cut in aid to local cities and towns.
Malloy: Budget Faces $15 M Cut If Criminal Justice Bill DiesGov. Dannel P. Malloy says the state's budget could face a $15 million cut if Connecticut lawmakers don't return in a special session to pass his criminal justice reform bill.
Judicial Branch Announces Additional CutsMore job reductions are in the offing in the state's judicial system.
More State Layoffs AnnouncedThe state Office of Policy and Management is announcing additional layoffs from the executive branch of government.

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