Legislative leaders want a tiny fraction of the state budget effectively dedicated for a probe of Connecticut Port Authority contracts.
The Appropriations Committee will propose a two-year state spending plan Wednesday that bolsters municipal aid, higher education and social services.
Gov. Ned Lamont and his tribal partners say they on the same track — headed for sports betting in September.
A state senator seemed to be taking a jab at the governor. She declined to explain.
State spending for nonprofits has grown by about 10% over about two decades. With inflation, nonprofits say they lost money.
The projections, much rosier than initially predicted, sparked renewed calls from lawmakers for more state spending to combat the pandemic.
It is becoming clear the business-sensitive governor and his more liberal base are headed in opposite directions.
Hundreds of Connecticut residents with symptoms are being monitored for the virus as state requests more tests from federal government.
The move to expand PTSD benefits comes just one year after lawmakers reached a landmark compromise to cover police and firefighters.
Is a second public hearing needed to analyze the ethics missteps of the Connecticut Port Authority, or is it time to move on?
Osten believes identifying the number of mentally ill people who are incarcerated, and their treatment needs, will allow the state to keep people out of prison.
The fate of nine financially troubled Connecticut nursing homes could hinge on the answer to one key question. Did state legislators know their approval of a new budget last fall would trigger immediate cutbacks in state aid to homes with large vacancy rates?
Hemp and CBD production may be an industry of the future, but probably won’t help Connecticut’s struggling dairy farmers.
A senator with many constituents employed by the tribal casinos made her move to nudge the governor into action on sports betting and casino expansion.
Talks between Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and legislative leaders are growing testy as Connecticut inches closer to a June 30 deadline to craft a budget for the next two fiscal years. “My gut reaction is we’re going to get past July 1” without a budget, Senate Republican President Pro Tem Len Fasano said.