• politics Feb 24

    House Looks To Increase Funding For Municipalities; CROWN Act Expected to Move Forward

    The House of Representatives met Wednesday to vote on a bill that increases funding to municipalities and one that would prohibit discrimination against natural Black hair styles in the workplace.  “I think it’s important to do the increase in PILOT funding now because it puts a marker down,” House Speaker Matt Ritter said. “It makes it very clear that...

  • politics Feb 11

    Lamont Aims to Close Budget Gap With Federal Funds

    Gov. Ned Lamont pitched a two-year, $46 billion budget Wednesday that doesn’t raise income or sales taxes and relies on federal stimulus funds to close a $4 billion deficit. “While my administration will continue to be laser-focused on managing the COVID-19 crisis, we must focus on the light at the end of the tunnel.  Every action we take in response…

  • politics Feb 11

    Governor Lamont Delivers Prerecorded Budget Address

    Governor Ned Lamont laid out his budget plan and ideas to help get the state through the tough times of the pandemic.

  • state budget Jan 16

    Small Budget Surplus Projected for Conn. Despite COVID

    Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Connecticut appears on track to end the current fiscal year with a surplus, according to new figures released Friday. State officials previously predicted the state budget could be about $2 billion in deficit, because of the business shutdowns earlier in 2020 to help stop the spread of infections, coupled with the subsequent job losses. “Portions…

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