The tentative deals are “strong agreements” that “will proudly be reported” to the rank-and-file for ratification, according to SEBAC.
Democrats vow to continue tax relief for CT’s working poor
Democratic leaders want permanent tax relief for CT’s working poor. The governor isn’t convinced.
House GOP ups the ante in tax-cutting debate
House Republicans focus for 2022 is centered on cutting taxes and securing an independent probe of state contracting practices.
See how your town could fare in Gov. Lamont’s proposed budget
Connecticut towns would receive about $2.85 billion in statutory formula grants in the upcoming fiscal year under Gov. Ned Lamont’s plan.
Lamont budget would help towns improve school air quality
After initial reluctance, Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration is warming to the prospect of helping towns improve air quality in schools.
Lamont goes big with re-election budget
Gov. Ned Lamont proposed a state budget that funds a middle-class property tax relief program and makes major new investments in many areas.
Labor: Lamont budget fails to recognize workers who braved the pandemic
Essential workers were recognized in Gov. Ned Lamont’s latest state budget, but they would receive much less aid than they sought.
Lamont will finally tap CT’s swelling coffers with new budget
Gov. Ned Lamont will propose budget revisions Wednesday that shift more than $800 million from the state’s coffers into new and expanded programs.
Lamont will ask lawmakers to resist the urge to spend big in next CT budget
Despite unprecedented surpluses, Gov. Ned Lamont is expected to ask legislators not to spend big in the next state budget.
Despite vanishing federal COVID relief, CT’s coffers swell to record levels
The growth has effectively wiped out any projected shortfall after the next gubernatorial election.
Senate GOP wants to roll back sales tax rates in 2022
With state government on pace for another massive surplus, Senate Republicans want a temporary rollback of sales tax rates.
Billions collected, millions returned: How CT and its politicians keep unclaimed money from the public
Amounts under $50 aren’t visible on the state’s website — but they add up to more than $40 million.
Nonprofits say COVID exacerbated staffing woes into a crisis
Nonprofit leaders say their ability to assess the crisis is hindered by delays in getting state funding to community-based caregivers.
Budget options grow as Connecticut pays down obligations
The state is getting a better handle on its debt after seven years of surging unfunded obligations.
Legislature wants to take greater control when budget cuts must be made
At issue are savings targets, often involving hundreds of millions of dollars that the legislature directs the governor to achieve.