CT is saving $6.5 million by closing a prison, and advocates want the money to go to resources for people being released from prison.
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CT film tax credit: Some want to cut it, some want more
Some lawmakers want to get rid of a tax credit program designed to encourage film production in the state — but others want to expand it.
CT legislators vow harder look at utilities, and a regulator applauds
Connecticut’s expensive electric rates are fueling an effort to revise regulations governing Eversource and other utilities.
CT Supreme Court case to test limits of hospital immunity
Hospitals had expanded immunity from lawsuits during peak COVID, but the case of a woman who died of heart failure is challenging the order.
Connecticut’s new bottle law — the bumpy road to 10 cents
CT’s bottle and can deposit-and-return system saw changes in January, but there have been disputes and delays along the way.
CT budget: Lamont pitches big tax cuts in first budget of new term
Gov. Ned Lamont proposed a $50.5 billion budget with more than $500 million in tax relief, topped by Connecticut’s first major income tax cut.
Lamont to propose $50.5B budget, more than $500M in tax relief
The 2-year budget would deliver the largest income tax cut in history and expand relief for working poor families and small businesses.
Lamont, lawmakers strike deal to renew CT budget controls
CT Gov. Ned Lamont and lawmakers agreed to renew CT budget controls for another decade, but plans for school funding grants are on hold.
New DOC oversight panel appointments alarm advocates
The appointments, by two Republican legislators, have raised concerns among advocates about the legitimacy and security of the panel.
CT to receive $18 million federal grant to address homelessness
The grant will help provide services to people who are living outdoors. The money comes at a time when homelessness is on the rise in CT.
DAS Commissioner grilled about school construction audit during nomination hearing
Lawmakers grilled Michelle Gilman about an audit of CT’s school construction program, which the department of administrative services oversees.
CT has changed in the last decade. Here are 10 charts that show how.
Connecticut is known as the “land of steady habits,” but over 10 years, little changes add up. Here are 10 charts that show how CT changed.
State says it won’t pay New London for school demolition work
New London officials say Kosta Diamantis told them to hire one company for remediation, but the state says it should have solicited bids.
Chronic absenteeism continues to rise in CT
Chronic absenteeism in Connecticut remains at high levels this year and is growing among students without high needs.
CT tax cuts are likely, but fierce debate expected over who benefits
CT’s fiscally moderate Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont may find more allies among Republicans when it comes to proposals to cut taxes.