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UConn Warns Cuts Could Lead To Closing Regional CampusesThe leaders of Connecticut's public colleges and universities asked lawmakers Wednesday to spare their schools major budget cuts, warning that more reductions could mean the elimination of academic and athletic programs and even shuttering some campuses.
Unions Concerned State Workers Targeted In Budget PlanAs Connecticut continues to grapple with budget challenges, state employees again find themselves in the sights of legislators and the governor as they try to save money.
Unions Concerned State Workers Targeted In Budget PlanAs Connecticut continues to grapple with budget challenges, state employees again find themselves in the sights of legislators and the governor as they try to save money.
Gov. Malloy Warns Connecticut Requires Major Budget ChangesGov. Dannel P. Malloy issued a somber warning to state lawmakers on Wednesday, cautioning that Connecticut's budget is not sustainable and that changes must be made to how the state crafts its budget in order to meet the "new economic reality."
Budget Plan Includes Eventual Closure Of Juvenile PrisonConnecticut legislators will return to the Capitol on Tuesday to fix the state's out-of-balance budget, overhaul business taxes, protect transportation revenues and begin closing the state's juvenile detention center and a facility for severely developmentally disabled adults.
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.
Connecticut GOP Offers Budget Ideas, No Social Service CutsRepublican legislative leaders offered ideas Thursday on how to close Connecticut's budget gap and ways to make structural changes for the long term.
Connecticut Would Be First State To Split Pension LiabilityConnecticut would be the first state to split its pension system into two funds in order to more easily pay off the unfunded liability, pension experts from Boston College said Tuesday.
Governor Wants To Reduce State Employee Workforce By 500Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he has a plan to further reduce Connecticut's state employee workforce by an additional 500 people.
Malloy, Lawmakers Yet To Agree On Connecticut Deficit SizeState legislators and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday they've asked staff to nail down the size of Connecticut's current budget deficit in order to produce a possible bipartisan mid-year plan to balance the state's books.
Advocates: Latest Human Services Budget Cuts Are CallousNonprofit human service agencies and a top Connecticut lawmaker say they're dismayed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's recent budget cuts and warn these latest reductions will harm vulnerable people who need services such as mental health treatment and homeless shelters.
Connecticut Hospital Execs Call For Special Session On Cuts

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