Gov. Ned Lamont proposed a state budget that funds a middle-class property tax relief program and makes major new investments in many areas.
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.
CT lawmakers experienced a steady drumbeat of frustration over the prospect of continuing mask mandates for students, even for a short time.
Pandemic-related issues will top the agenda for lawmakers on the education and children’s committees during the upcoming legislative session.
The ambitious agenda includes bills tackling the mental health crisis, prescription drug costs and aid in dying.
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.
Lamont proposed a slew of new initiatives, including a task force to work with neighboring states to track down the source of illegal weapons.
Calls to shore up Connecticut’s health care workforce are getting louder as medical workers feel the continuing strain of the pandemic.
The plan is centered around capping car tax rates and expanding an income tax credit for middle-class property owners.
The Connecticut General Assembly will continue its stringent COVID-19 restrictions for at least the first month of the 2022 session.
Leaders on the Public Health Committee say they have marked the proposal “No. 1” in importance, and legislators say they’ll press for a vote.
The CT Senate GOP minority outlined a mental-health package at a news conference geared to politics as well as policy.
A progressive policy think-tank wants inflationary adjustments and other state income tax reforms to send millions to working class families.