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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

UConn President Susan Herbst at the site of new Hartford branch campus. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Herbst: Budget Would Cause Closures, Cuts

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – UConn President Susan Herbst says the governor’s proposed $40 million cut in annual state aid to her school would lead to staff cuts, unpaid furloughs and the closing of some departments […]

02/24/2015

The governor's budget chief Ben Barnes, left, in a file photo at the state Capitol. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Malloy Budget Chief Sticking To No Tax Hike Pledge

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget chief says he plans to adhere to his boss’ campaign promise not to raise taxes in Connecticut’s new two-year state budget.

11/13/2014

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Comptroller Projects $300,000 Surplus

State Comptroller Kevin Lembo is projecting a $300,000 surplus for the state for Fiscal Year 2015.

09/02/2014

A plastic bag of glass eels. (AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA)

Governor Signs Budget, Spares Eels

Governor Dannel Malloy has signed the state budget.

05/30/2014

CT state capitol

Connecticut Lawmakers Wrap Up Legislative Session

State lawmakers reached a midnight deadline on Wednesday to close out an election-year legislative session marked by disagreement over whether Connecticut’s economy is finally improving after the recession.

05/08/2014

CT state capitol

State Lawmakers Work Against Clock To Finish Budget-related Bills

Connecticut lawmakers were tying up loose ends Tuesday on a new state budget, with the General Assembly passing a $953 million bonding package that includes millions of dollars for pre-kindergarten classrooms, drinking water projects and preservation of a 1,000-acre forest.

05/07/2014

Cash. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Projected State Surplus Grows

According to new numbers from the state comptroller, Connecticut’s surplus for the current fiscal year stands at almost $246-million.

12/02/2013

(Courtesy Department of Social Services)

2013 Surplus Put At $312 Million As Revenue Continues To Come In

State Comptroller Kevin Lembo is predicting a state surplus of more than $312 million for the fiscal year which ended June 30.

08/01/2013

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