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Gov. Ned Lamont must propose a new state budget on Feb. 20 to balance finances for the next two fiscal years. Legislators are expecting a blueprint that not only will avert major projected deficits, but will jump-start debates on taxes, municipal aid, education, social services, health care and transportation. And behind all of that are […]
At least that's what Gov. Lamont hopes as he prepares to offset tolls and sin taxes with lower property taxes on cars and other budget sweeteners.
Connecticut's all-Democratic congressional delegation was uniformly outraged Friday when President Donald Trump declared a national emergency so he could use billions of dollars Congress declined to give him to build a southern border wall.
Itâ€™s been more than two years since President Donald Trump, who rallied campaign supporters with calls to â€śdrain the swampâ€ť of lobbyists and their ilk, took office. But despite that campaign promise, Washington influence peddlers continue to move into and out of jobs in the federal government.
Tolls on trucks alone will not produce enough revenue to improve Connecticut's transportation network, he says.
WASHINGTON -- Now the only CT lawmaker on the fence about the Green New Deal is Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District.
WASHINGTON - The president's plan is being called an "illegal power grab" by the state's delegation in Washington.
The investment firm founded by the chairman of Donald Trumpâ€™s inaugural committee planned to profit off its connections to the incoming administration, according to a confidential memo.
The meteoric political careers of CT natives Roger Stone and Paul Manafort are crashing and burning because of one man -- Donald Trump.
With the collapse of yet another high-speed-rail megaproject, this time in California, and with pension and debt obligations in Connecticut stretching to the horizon, no one could blame the public or state legislators for doubting Gov. Ned Lamontâ€™s announced goal, dubbed 30-30-30, of 30-minute travel times by rail between paired cities: Hartford and New Haven, New Haven and Stamford, Stamford and New York City.
It has been nearly nine years since the Connecticut Legislature approved Gov. Dannel Malloyâ€™s reorganization of the four regional universities, 12 community colleges and an online college into one system, the Connecticut State College and University System. With the inauguration of a new governor and a newly appointed Connecticut Legislature Education Committee, it is wise to review the original premise and to analyze the progress that has been made.
On Feb. 5, the Bridgeport Board of Education held a Special Meeting to discuss, and possibly act on a series of Community Conversations related to Bridgeport Public Schoolsâ€™ projected 2019-2020 budgetary shortfall, currently anticipated to be in the order of magnitude of $21 million.Â In the end, a vote was taken to cancel the remaining […]
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