A growing list of long-desired projects deemed unaffordable by transportation officials isn’t the only challenge awaiting the next governor. Critics say a decade’s worth of poor budgetary decisions has left billions of dollars’ worth transportation financing approved in name only – and not converted into actual dollars spent on highways, bridges and railroads. The second of three in a series.
Legislature adopts financing for education, job initiatives
The Legislature approved a major financing bill late Tuesday that dramatically expands pre-school programs in public schools, and tackles overdue repairs and renovations at the state universities and community colleges.
State data center headed to southeastern CT
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration is finalizing plans to move state government’s data processing center to southeastern Connecticut early next year.
Malloy decries budget gimmicks — but uses a few
Despite decrying the budget gimmicks of his Republican predecessors, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is employing some fiscal tricks himself, using $70 million in borrowing and other gimmicks to balance his latest spending plan.