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“Connecticut’s Budget Crisis: And Why You Should Care” now available on iTunes

The award-winning series “Connecticut’s Budget Crisis: And Why You Should Care,” by Connecticut Mirror Budget Reporter Keith M. Phaneuf, is now available here through Apple’s iTunes store. The driving force behind this series is as important now, as the 2014 gubernatorial campaign heats up, as it was in May 2013 when The Mirror first published it. Continue Reading →

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Budget cheat sheet: The CT legislature’s proposal

Spoiler alert: The budget proposal released Thursday by Democrats in the General Assembly is not going to become law as written. But it helps to set the stage for negotiations with the Malloy administration toward a final budget, and it points to the legislators’ priorities. Continue Reading →

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Analysts: Malloy’s budget for Connecticut never was balanced

Just one month from adopting the next state budget, legislators have learned the $19 billion plan they got from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has a $70 million hole in it, according to a new report from nonpartisan analysts. Republican legislative leaders say the shortfall happened because the administration dismissed a warning about rising health care costs five months ago. Continue Reading →

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