Although more than 4,400 state employees will have retired since January, the state has hired more than 6,000 this fiscal year.
Republican Bob Stefanowski ran four years ago on one idea: repealing the income tax. This year, his brand is not being Democrat Ned Lamont.
The nearly 23% increase comes six months before Connecticut is set to implement a new highway use tax on large commercial trucks.
Ned Lamont vetoed a bill Thursday aimed at limiting government immunity in police chases, calling it overly broad.
The day after the worst school shooting since Sandy Hook, the inevitable question was posed in Hartford and Washington: Will anything change?
Gov. Ned Lamont says his tax relief plan is the largest in CT history, yet it’s a tiny share of the government’s current financial windfall.
An anti-abortion leader said he sees common ground with a Connecticut gubernatorial nominee for the first time in decades.
The governor knows his economic record is one of the strongest cases he can make to voters. That’s a challenge for Republicans.
The state budget, which could be adopted Monday, includes no major bailouts for businesses or essential private workers hurt by the pandemic.
With nearly 4,000 CT state workers having retired or planning to in the first half of this year, 17% of most Executive Branch jobs are vacant.
Legislators want more information next year from Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration on its plan to sell CT tax debt.
Lamont and legislators could have a budget deal hammered out over the weekend.
The Appropriations Committee hearing will address an issue that has polarized the General Assembly, labor and taxpayer advocacy groups.
The package, which would force CT to draw almost $300 million from its reserves, is expected to come under fire from Republican lawmakers.
The super PAC behind ads attacking Gov. Ned Lamont is primarily funded by two Connecticut businessmen who each contributed $500,000.