Christopher Davis

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House adopts controversial state budget

House Speaker J. Brendan Sharkey talking with the majority leader on the phone while the chamber votes on the budget

Connecticut’s long-running budget drama began drawing to a close early Wednesday as the House of Representatives adopted a $40.3 billion, two-year package that largely restores deep cuts to social services and expands municipal aid while bolstering tax revenues by almost $2 billion. Continue Reading →

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State budget stakes are huge as tax filing deadline nears


State officials always watch closely as income tax receipts pour into Connecticut’s coffers at the April 15 deadline. But with a lingering deficit this year, huge social service cuts and tax hikes already proposed for next year — and a costly transportation initiative likely to require major funding — the stakes rarely have been higher. Continue Reading →

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