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The health department would not say Monday whether it still plans to make public the latest school-by-school information. The data was expected to be released this month.
The impact of the decisions made during the 2019 legislative session will take years to assess. Here’s an early assessment of who came out ahead and who didn’t.
The House of Representatives approved a new state budget late Monday that averts a major projected deficit without increasing income tax rates, but does shift billions of dollars in pension debt onto the next generation of taxpayers.
Legislators will open the session’s final week expected to pass a new state budget that keeps income tax rates flat and expands the sales tax.
For only the second time in a decade, minority Republicans in the legislature have failed to propose a new state budget. But that doesn’t mean they’ve stayed silent about Democratic plans.
The dramatically expanded proposal would establish a state-sponsored plan for individuals and small businesses that don’t have employer-subsidized coverage.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s goal of completing his first state budget on time could be stymied by his reluctance to order taxes aimed specifically at Connecticut’s wealthiest.
The hearing on Monday is a possible first step in introducing 11th hour legislation to repeal the religious exemption provision.
The penalty for disseminating intimate images without consent would be considerably more severe.
The Senate endorsed a constitutional amendment that would create an early voting system, but failed to pass it by the margin necessary to place it on the 2020 November ballot.
Burgeoning state revenues are making it harder for Gov. Ned Lamont to convince his fellow Democrats in the legislature to raise taxes, defer pension debt payments and adopt a lean budget.
The $43.3 billion spending plan strays very little from Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget, but it leaves the door open for debate on a host of issues.
Tax receipts tied to capital gains and dividends are running $84 million below projections, while those from paycheck withholdings are about $100 million ahead.
Following a now-familiar script, the General Assembly split along partisan lines Wednesday to approve another of the dozen or so collective bargaining agreements or arbitration awards that could come before lawmakers in 2019.