Updated, 9:19 p.m. With early analyses of state income tax returns showing receipts could fall short of budgeted levels, the top Republican in the state Senate renewed his call Wednesday for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to scrap his controversial tax rebate plan.
UConn’s governing board has adopted a five-year plan that looks to increase enrollment in its graduate programs, boost research spending and set up a system to review faculty performance after they gain tenure.
The Democratic Governors Association, which expects to heavily advertise this fall to support the re-election of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the constitutionality of how Connecticut regulates independent campaign expenditures.
The state House Wednesday passed a bill aimed at making sure patients know about “facility fees,” extra charges they could face if they get outpatient care at medical offices owned by hospitals.
When Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed providing “universal access” to preschool, he said it would cost the state an additional $51.1 million a year. When Democratic legislators released their plans two months later to provide “universal access,” they said it would cost the state $10 million a year. Why such a huge difference?
As the April 15 tax deadline approached, speculation at the Capitol was that tax receipts would rise. The question was, Would they grow modestly, or explode? But early tax returns have weakened hopes for any explosion, and raised the specter of something worse.