The Department of Transportation expects to lose key employees soon, and CT has had persistent problems funding its transportation needs.
Lamont’s education funding plans under fire
As Gov. Ned Lamont rolls out his budget for the coming biennium, education funding seems poised to become a battleground.
CT budget panel leaders pledge to reverse years of eroding funds for social service safety nets
State spending for nonprofits has grown by about 10% over about two decades. With inflation, nonprofits say they lost money.
Billions in school construction in CT hasn’t made a dent in segregation — but this year, things could be different
Legislative leaders say they’re ready to up their efforts to get suburban towns to open their doors to city students.
Lawmakers propose $5 million to boost safety measures at religious institutions
With an arson at a New Haven mosque still fresh in the news, legislators said the state should provide money to protect Connecticut houses of worship.
Murphy, Blumenthal, other Dems seek boost in Amtrak funding
WASHINGTON — Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are among a group of nearly a dozen Democratic senators trying to derail a proposed cut in Amtrak funding and instead help the passenger rail company tackle billions of dollars worth of backlogged repairs and capital improvements.