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Budget Analysts: Connecticut Faces Deficits in Billions

Budget Analysts: Connecticut Faces Deficits in Billions

According to the non-partisan Office of Fiscal Analysis, the budget shortfall Connecticut faces in the short term of $100 million pales in comparison to what awaits the state over the next three fiscal years. Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
Worries Persist Over Cuts to Social Services

Worries Persist Over Cuts to Social Services

With the announcement of more $50 million in state agency budget cuts, advocates for at-risk populations say some of... Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
Illinois Pension Overhaul Ruled Unconstitutional

Illinois Pension Overhaul Ruled Unconstitutional

An Illinois judge ruled Friday that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates... Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
Advocates Await Obama's Immigration Announcement

Advocates Await Obama's Immigration Announcement

The Latino and Hispanic community in Connecticut is a very active and politically influential group, which is why... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
State Makes $54.6M in Cuts to Combat Budget Gap

State Makes $54.6M in Cuts to Combat Budget Gap

State officials have announced $54.6 million in rescissions from state agencies in response to Connecticut's projec... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
With All Ballots Counted, SoCal City Council Race Locked in Tie

With All Ballots Counted, SoCal City Council Race Locked in Tie

The razor-thin race for a Chula Vista City Council seat has ended in a tie, two weeks after Election Day, San Diego... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
VIDEO: Democrat Jim Webb to Explore 2016 White House Run

VIDEO: Democrat Jim Webb to Explore 2016 White House Run

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb launched an exploratory committee to consider a Democratic presidential campaign in... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Malloy Speaks to Budget Shortfall

Malloy Speaks to Budget Shortfall

Gov. Dan Malloy told reporters Wednesday that the projected $100 million budget gap needs to examined through a... Watch »

Nov 19, 2014
State Investigates Hartford Voting Problems

State Investigates Hartford Voting Problems

The State Elections Enforcement Commission voted Tuesday to consider a recommendation from the secretary of the... Watch »

Nov 18, 2014
Clinton Could Announce Run in January

Clinton Could Announce Run in January

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce in January that she will run for president in 2016, Democratic sources told... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Dems Won't Rule Out Tax Hike to Address Budget Woes

Dems Won't Rule Out Tax Hike to Address Budget Woes

Two recent reports detailed some of the struggles the state faces when it comes to spending. Watch »

Nov 17, 2014
State Faces $59 Million Budget Gap

State Faces $59 Million Budget Gap

The governor's budget chief told state agencies earlier in the week that they would have to watch their spending and... Watch »

Nov 14, 2014
Hartford Committee Begins Probe into Problems at Polls

Hartford Committee Begins Probe into Problems at Polls

Hartford’s newly appointed Committee of Inquiry held its first meeting Friday to probe Election Day problems that... Watch »

Nov 14, 2014
Hartford Committee to Probe Problems at the Polls

Hartford Committee to Probe Problems at the Polls

The Hartford City Council voted 8-1 on Wednesday to create a committee that will investigate the problems that caus... Read »

Nov 13, 2014
New Technology to Speed Up Election Returns

New Technology to Speed Up Election Returns

Connecticut's secretary of the state said the recent election should be a distant memory when it comes to election... Watch »

Nov 12, 2014
Hartford Registrar Takes the Fall for Problems at Polls

Hartford Registrar Takes the Fall for Problems at Polls

In an exclusive interview with NBC Connecticut on Wednesday, one of the Hartford Registrars of Voters apologized... Watch »

Nov 12, 2014
State Offers Help to Veterans Who Own Businesses

State Offers Help to Veterans Who Own Businesses

Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation joined Secretary of the State Denise Merrill and officials from... Watch »

Nov 11, 2014
Malloy Praises President's Attorney General Pick

Malloy Praises President's Attorney General Pick

President Barack Obama nominated a New York federal prosecutor to replace Eric Holder as United States Attorney... Read »

Nov 8, 2014
2015 New London Mayor's Race Already Taking Shape

2015 New London Mayor's Race Already Taking Shape

Seven months ago, New London’s first ever elected mayor told the city council that he had decided not to seek a... Watch »

Nov 6, 2014
Republicans Make Gains in Connecticut House

Republicans Make Gains in Connecticut House

Lost among the commotion of another very competitive race for governor in Connecticut was the fact that Republicans... Watch »

Nov 6, 2014

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