Governor Prepares For No BudgetWhile Connecticut legislators still hope to reach a budget agreement before the fiscal year ends next week, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is moving ahead with preparations to run state government without a final plan in place.
Malloy Preparing For Growing Possibility Of No Budget DealGov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration is preparing for the growing possibility that Connecticut lawmakers won't pass a new two-year budget before the fiscal year ends on June 30.
Cities, Towns Anxiety Over State BudgetWith Connecticut's state budget in limbo, many cities and towns are blindly setting their local tax rates for the new fiscal year beginning July 1.
Connecticut Lawmakers Wrap Up Challenging SessionConnecticut lawmakers on Wednesday closed out a legislative session marked by the closest partisan divide in recent history and continued disagreement over how to fix the state's fiscal troubles.
2-Year Wage Freeze Discussed For State WorkersA proposed agreement between the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state employee union leaders offers a promise of no layoffs for at least four years in exchange for concessions.
Republican House Leaders Offer Plan To Boost School FundsRepublican House leaders are proposing a revised budget they say ensures every Connecticut community will receive an increase in local school funding.
Democratic Budget Includes Legalized Pot, Tolls And A CasinoDemocratic legislative leaders are proposing to legalize the retail sale of marijuana, authorize at least one new casino and ``pave the way for tolls in Connecticut'' as ways to balance the state's deficit-plagued budget for the next two fiscal years.
Malloy Unveils Revised State Budget PackageGovernor Dannel Malloy, on Monday, unveiled a revised state budget plan to address eroding revenues from the state income tax, which have grown the state's projected budget deficit to $2.3 billion for the fiscal year starting July 1.
Democrats, Republicans Concerned About Malloy's Budget CutsBoth Democratic and Republican legislative leaders say they have concerns with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan to close the $389 million deficit in Connecticut's current budget.
Estimates Show Connecticut's Budget Revenues WorseningNew revenue estimates released Monday show the state's budget problems continue to worsen, creating greater challenges for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state legislators as they try to negotiate a new two-year budget with a projected deficit that has ballooned to $5 billion.
State Dems Want Budget Talks PublicSenate Democrats say because Connecticut is facing such ``dire circumstances,'' state budget negotiations should be held in public and not behind closed doors, as is the tradition.
New Revenue Estimates Expected As State Budget Woes ContinueLawmakers will soon have a better understanding of Connecticut's fiscal situation as they struggle to reach a budget agreement.