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Behind The Numbers Podcast – Episode 6: Charter schools, state aid and UConn in a lean budget

Connecticut Mirror budget reporter Keith M. Phaneuf and education reporter Jacqueline Rabe Thomas discuss the new $40.3 billion, two-year state budget legislators sent to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, and its impact on every level of education from preschool to colleges and universities. Continue Reading →

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Behind The Numbers podcast — Episode 5: The Budget and Municipalities

Connecticut Mirror budget reporter Keith M. Phaneuf discuss the state budget and its effect on Connecticut cities and towns with Matthew B. Galligan, Connecticut Conference of Municipalities president and South Windsor town manager. Continue Reading →

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Behind The Numbers podcast – Episode 2: Deep cuts, tax hikes and an end to deficits?

Connecticut Mirror Budget Reporter Keith M. Phaneuf and state Controller Kevin P. Lembo discuss Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s $40 billion biennial budget proposal and whether it would put state finances on a sustainable path into he future. Continue Reading →

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Behind The Numbers Podcast – Episode 1: The governor, the deficit and the lockbox

Mirror reporter Keith M. Phaneuf and Hartford Courant columnist Dan Haar, discuss Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s upcoming budget proposal, big deficit projections, and whether a legal “lockbox” can ensure transportation investments will actually grow. Behind The Numbers is sponsored by the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants. Continue Reading →

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