Track the budget, part 3: Taxes and fees

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The Mirror’s budget tracking tool is designed to help you follow along as the governor and legislators try to build a spending and tax plan for the upcoming two fiscal years. This week, we’re adding the proposed tax and fee hikes in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget to the list of cuts Malloy has proposed to areas including health care, social services, municipal aid, public safety, arts and culture, job training programs, libraries and prisons. Continue Reading →

Track the budget: Malloy’s proposed cuts

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This tool is intended to be an easy way to track some of the biggest proposed state budget cuts and tax increases as the process unfolds. When legislators come up with their own budget, we’ll update our chart to reflect which of the governor’s proposals legislators adopted, changed or eliminated. And we’ll update it to show which proposals made it into the final budget and which got left out. Continue Reading →