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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy intensified pressure on the legislature Monday to come into special session to repair the new state budget, projecting a $203 million... [Read More]
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Friday doubled cuts in state aid to cities and towns to help achieve big, unassigned savings ordered by the General Assembly... [Read More]
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A legislator who helped create CT-N, the public affairs network that provides gavel-to-gavel coverage of the General Assembly, accused legislative leaders from the House floor... [Read More]
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The House of Representatives overwhelmingly gave final approval Wednesday to a measure fixing technical flaws with the hospital tax, a renters' rebate program and other... [Read More]
The Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to fix a series of technical issues in the new state budget, including a flaw with the new hospital provider... [Read More]
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Less than three weeks after legislators approved the new state budget, eroding revenues have opened deficits topping $175 million this fiscal year and nearing $150... [Read More]
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Elizabeth Behlman, who expects to be released from prison next year after serving 11 years for arson, hopes the associate's degree she will earn in... [Read More]
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With the number of families receiving help to cover the costs of child care reaching record lows, state lawmakers this week celebrated an announcement that... [Read More]
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An investigation by a state watchdog agency has found that... [Read More]
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A vice president and economist with the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, Peter Gioia has spent the past 18 years with the state's chief business... [Read More]
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Most of them — 85 percent — showed up in the state's lowest-achieving districts, which already are grappling with high concentrations of high-need students. [Read More]
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While the new state budget promises an array of tax cuts two and three years from now, it also leaves the next governor and legislature... [Read More]
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget office says cities and towns stand to lose nearly $55 million in state aid this fiscal year — not the... [Read More]
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Despite legislative approval of a bipartisan state budget, a major Wall Street credit rating agency warned Friday municipalities still will struggle to get affordable credit. [Read More]
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With the flourish of a veto-proof margin, the House of Representatives voted Thursday to give final legislative passage to an overdue, bipartisan budget crafted without... [Read More]
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With the final flourish of a veto-proof margin, the House of Representatives voted Thursday to give final legislative passage to an overdue, bipartisan budget crafted... [Read More]
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Updated at 2 a.m. The Senate took a major step early Thursday toward ending Connecticut's nearly 17-week budget impasse, overwhelmingly adopting a $41.3 billion,... [Read More]
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Legislators authorized new borrowing to assist homeowners in eastern Connecticut with crumbling foundations, to upgrade the XL Center in Hartford and to complement a new... [Read More]
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With more than three-quarters of overall state municipal aid currently going to the state's primary education grant -- the Education Cost Sharing (ECS) grant --... [Read More]
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The two-year state budget the Senate is scheduled to debate Wednesday evening relies on tax and fee hikes worth just over $1 billion over the... [Read More]
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