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Malloy’s budget: A good start, with some missed opportunities

Governor Malloy deserves great credit for presenting the first fiscally honest budget in many years, avoiding the quick-fix gimmickry that has contributed to our current revenue shortfalls, such as a reliance on one-time revenues and borrowing.  His reforms are a first step toward a budget that improves fairness, is more adequate to the state’s needs, […]

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Malloy budget gives safety net a trim

Whether Gov. Dannel P. Malloy “shredded” the state’s safety net in his first biennial budget — as he has repeatedly pledged not to do — may depend on the perspectives of state legislators, advocates and Connecticut’s neediest residents themselves. But the state’s wide array of health care and other social services provided the one of […]