A legislative committee held a public hearing Friday on a bill that would increase state oversight over the MDC by requiring annual audits.
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Lamont, legislators heading for a battle over CT spending cap
Legislators and others say CT has too many pressing education, health care and social service needs to focus solely on the spending cap.
CT paid $1.4M for unauthorized work at former hospital, state says
Officials say they are investigating how much work was done by AAIS, which was paid for asbestos cleanup at Cedarcrest in Newington.
CT oversight board may ask for full state takeover of West Haven
The MARB asked the Attorney General’s office for legislation that would enable the state to control nearly every aspect of city government.
UConn cools budget rhetoric but presses Lamont for more money
UConn president Radenka Maric cooled her fight with Gov. Ned Lamont while maintaining that his budget shortchanges the university.
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.
Mayors and moms call for reforms to target repeat gun offenders
One provision would give CT judges the right to curtail bail for repeat gun offenders. Another would create more ‘gun dockets’ in CT courts.
CT urged to offer HUSKY to people under 26 of any immigration status
Advocates wrote to legislators and spoke at a hearing urging CT to expand Medicaid to people 25 and younger regardless of immigration status.
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.
CT nursing home bill calls for major transparency, staffing reforms
The wide-ranging bill would boost nursing homes’ mandatory minimum staffing hours and require more transparency in their annual spending.
After compromise, legislators extend CT’s ‘fiscal guardrails’
Compromises negotiated by Gov. Ned Lamont and legislative leaders produced the unanimous passage Thursday a bill extending reforms that have contributed to Connecticut’s fiscal turnaround.
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.