Committee Pulls Plug On Alternate State BudgetLeaders of the General Assembly's budget-writing committee have abandoned plans for a spending package that's an alternative to the budget Gov. Dannel P. Malloy offered in February.
CSCU President Pitches Administration Changes, Tuition Increase In School VisitThere was a mix of concerns, questions, and suggestions on how to save money today, as Connecticut State Colleges and Universities President Mark Ojakian visited Tunxis Community College to pitch his plan for administrative consolidation and a tuition increase.
Comptroller Projects FY17 Deficit
Municipalities Say Spreading Out Proposed Pension Costs Doesn't HelpA proposal to phase in a portion of the state's underfunded pension liability should cities and towns be required to pay it under a new state budget isn't sitting well with municipal representatives.
Malloy Focuses On Budget As Session Enters Second HalfFairer distribution of town aid, continued criminal justice reforms, and no gimmicks. Governor Dannel Malloy says those are among the ingredients any state budget proposal needs, to win his support.
Malloy Budget Plan Includes Tax Increases, Labor SavingsGov. Dannel P. Malloy's $20 billion budget plan for the next fiscal year includes about $200 million in new taxes.
Full Text And Audio: Gov. Malloy's Budget Address
Details Of Malloy's Budget Plan EmergeIn his budget address Wednesday afternoon, Governor Dannel Malloy will call for $1.36 billion in new spending reductions next fiscal year, to close a projected deficit if almost $1.7 billion.
Ray Dunaway: Connecticut's Budget, Pensions and Debt...What to do?Keith Phaneuf, CTMirror.org state budget reporter, joins Ray live in studio. The state is in a budget mess, pensions are underfunded, the debt is growing. What needs to happen?
GOP Floats Plan To Restore Mid-Year Education CutsLegislative Republicans are proposing a plan that would restore mid-year education aid cuts to cities and towns ordered by the Malloy administration in December to help balance the state budget.
Malloy's Budget Proposal Would Eliminate Property Tax CreditGov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget proposal will eliminate Connecticut's $200 property tax credit to help balance the state's books.
Lawmakers Tentatively Approve Pension Restructuring DealGov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget director is urging Connecticut lawmakers to approve a tentative plan to restructure state pension obligations and help avoid huge payments that loom in the future.