Essential workers were recognized in Gov. Ned Lamont’s latest state budget, but they would receive much less aid than they sought.
Gov. Ned Lamont will propose budget revisions Wednesday that shift more than $800 million from the state’s coffers into new and expanded programs.
Despite unprecedented surpluses, Gov. Ned Lamont is expected to ask legislators not to spend big in the next state budget.
With thousands of retirements expected later this year, unions braced Monday for an uphill fight to preserve public services in 2022.
The plan is centered around capping car tax rates and expanding an income tax credit for middle-class property owners.
Legislators had raised concerns that the owner of Vanderman Place in Willimantic hadn’t distributed raises to workers.
A nursing home operator is facing an investigation over allegations that raises that were supposed to go to employees were never distributed.
Gentle questioning by legislators elicited no information about the habits of CT gamblers since online gambling went live in October.
Online gambling data could tell us much about addiction. Like most states cashing in, Connecticut doesn’t want to know.
A progressive policy think-tank wants inflationary adjustments and other state income tax reforms to send millions to working class families.
GOP Sen. Kevin Kelly says lawmakers need to exert their authority and serve as a check on Gov. Ned Lamont.
The growth has effectively wiped out any projected shortfall after the next gubernatorial election.
Labor leaders say staffing shortages will become a pandemic unto themselves if essential workers aren’t properly compensated.
Progressives urged Gov. Ned Lamont to tap swelling state revenues to secure permanent tax relief for low- and middle-income families.
Progressive Democratic state legislators want a broader debate on tax fairness than Gov. Ned Lamont and Republicans may support.