Gov. M. Jodi Rell

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5 Things You Need to Know About…Consensus Revenues

Once a month The Mirror will answer five questions about a key element of the state budget process. Labeled “5 Things,” our aim is to de-mystify the arcane language and process that shroud the way the state government chooses to spend taxpayers’ money. Today’s story will take a look at so-called “consensus revenue estimates,” which the state uses to project how much money it expects to have coming into its treasury. Continue Reading →

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McKinney, Malloy continue yearlong battle over Connecticut’s debt

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and one of his chief GOP rivals, Senate Minority Leader John P. McKinney, are ending 2013 as they began it — battling over Connecticut’s hefty credit card debt. The Fairfield lawmaker has been citing a new report that undercuts one of the governor’s chief defenses: that overall debt is less than when he took office three years ago. “As I stand before you today, we have less bonded debt,” Malloy told Capitol reporters on Sept. 27. The context was simple. Continue Reading →

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