state budget

Dannel Malloy (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

State Education Grant To Grow

The governor’s budget address will be aired live on WTIC-AM 1080, and streamed on shortly after noon.


Governor Dan Malloy signs the state budget in 2011. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

State Budget Presention In the Works

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget director is making changes to how the new state budget will be presented.


State Capitol  Courtesy state of CT

Lawmakers Kick Off 2013 General Assembly Session

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers are back in Hartford for a new session of the General Assembly that promises to focus on a sizeable budget deficit and a legislative response to the Sandy Hook […]


State Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

State Medicaid Spending Up, Sales Tax Revenues Less Than Projected

State Comptroller Kevin Lembo says current projections put the sate with a $60 million deficit this budget year



OFA Estimates $161M State Budget Deficit

In its monthly state budget projection, the General Assembly’s nonpartisan Office of Fiscal Analysis projects the state will end the fiscal year on June 30 with a deficit of $161 million.


Governor Dannel Malloy (Courtesy CT-N)

Schools Big Issue For Malloy As General Assembly Begins

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called on state lawmakers Wednesday to help him create an economic revival in Connecticut, creating more jobs and overhauling the state’s public school system, including teacher tenure.


Unionized state employees who work at the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services rally against possible drug treatment layoffs at Connecticut Valley Hospital. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Layoff Notices Near 2K

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office said Wednesday that 1,851 layoff notices have gone out, up from 1,523 last week. Few workers have actually lost their jobs.


Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry (File: Bob Child. AP Photo)

Locals Rally To Save Connecticut River Ferries

Residents and local officials are pulling together to try to spare two historic Connecticut River ferries that are on the state’s chopping block.



Details on State Employees Labor Deal

We are now learning more about the tentative deal struck last week between state union leaders and Governor Malloy’s administration.


State employees' union spokesperson Matt O'Connor speaks outside the state Capitol.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Unions: Talks Continue Despite Layoff Notices

State employee union leaders say they still plan to keep talking with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s negotiators even though the first of 4,742 layoff notices are being issued.