CT legislators endorsed nearly $50 million in pandemic bonuses for state workers, but Republicans want more hero pay for the private sector.
The Lamont administration’s plan to cut CT income taxes is still alive, but both Republican and Democratic lawmakers fear going too far.
A Better Connecticut Institute, a progressive policy group, released an analysis showing tax policy has little impact on household migration.
The surging costs of the CT Municipal Employees Retirement System are pressuring towns, and the comptroller wants to preserve the program.
Gov. Lamont extended the deadline for LIHEAP assistance, but state funds for relief remain unspent. Critics say the state was too frugal.
A labor arbitrator has awarded bonuses of about $1,200 to CT public sector workers, with payments ranging based on a job’s risk level.
A new report from the CT Hospital Association shows the pandemic and inflation left CT hospital operating margins well below pre-COVID levels.
Legislators want to know how many families can’t get any more funding from the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget calls for $80M in new borrowing in the next two years to pay off existing debt, but some say the practice should end.
Legislators and others say CT has too many pressing education, health care and social service needs to focus solely on the spending cap.
More than 70% of CT voters support higher state income taxes on households earning more than $1 million annually, according to a new poll.
Compromises negotiated by Gov. Ned Lamont and legislative leaders produced the unanimous passage Thursday a bill extending reforms that have contributed to Connecticut’s fiscal turnaround.
El plan Lamont podría ahorrar $440 millones a la clase media. El alivio llegaría en enero si lo aprueba la legislatura.
While Gov. Ned Lamont insists his budget proposal would reduce inequality in CT, legislators and interest groups asked if it will do enough.
Gov. Ned Lamont proposed a $50.5 billion budget with more than $500 million in tax relief, topped by Connecticut’s first major income tax cut.