A coalition of municipalities, teachers, others challenged Gov. Ned Lamont to enhance state funding to improve school air management systems.
For years Connecticut hasn’t helped towns fund many air system upgrades in schools. Does that work in times of COVID?
The bill gives towns the option of merging services regardless of whether local charters appear to block such a move.
The House approved bills Wednesday pledging $100 million-plus in new municipal aid and offering tax incentives to attract data centers.
Hundreds of millions of dollars have yet to arrive, leaving municipal leaders wary of new proposed aid.
While the GOP has offered to relax restrictions, it opposes new pandemic funds for state and local governments.
“One bad case could mean tens of millions or hundreds of millions of dollars in damages,” said Joe DeLong, CCM.
The pandemic has taken a huge chunk out of Connecticut municipalities’ piggy banks, leaving dozens of towns scrambling for cash.
Gov. Ned Lamont announced Thursday that $75 million in federal coronavirus relief funds would be made available to towns.
Gov. Ned Lamont is expected to announce an initial round of emergency pandemic relief for cities and towns Thursday.
The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities chastised Gov. Ned Lamont Thursday for not sending emerrgency federal pandemic funding directly to communities.
Connecticut’s cash-strapped municipalities pressed Gov. Ned Lamont on Tuesday to share a portion of a $1 billion-plus federal relief program.
Gov. Ned Lamont permitted municipalities to exclude residents from meetings. But can taxpayers still approve a town budget?
Connecticut’s tolls debate is over, yet millions of dollars in town aid remains in political limbo.
After watching state aid erode over the past decade, Connecticut municipalities hope to appeal directly to voters to order property tax relief.