Legislators may vote Friday on a new deal to tax Connecticut’s hospitals as a way of pulling in more federal funding. Leaders of both parties got together Tuesday in the first bipartisan negotiations since the unexpected passage of the Republicans' budget more than a week ago.
Connecticut’s municipalities have blasted all sides in the ongoing state budget impasse. Town and city officials spoke out after Governor Dannel Malloy issued a report claiming that state aid to municipalities has grown more than 20 percent in the last five years.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed several bills into law on Wednesday that he says will reform the state’s criminal justice system and make it easier for poor people to make bail, and avoid incarceration.
On Tuesday Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed an executive order to review the economic viability of the Millstone Nuclear Power Station. The outcome of the study could decide if the plant will remain open.
Governor Dannel Malloy has signed into law a measure that would allow the state’s two federally recognized tribes to build and run a third casino. But the legislation looks certain to attract legal action.
Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy has signed an executive order to keep state government open without a new two-year budget deal. The new fiscal year begins tomorrow, but the legislature could not come together to pass a full biennial budget.
Legislative Democrats say they won't have a budget ready for a vote this week, making it more likely Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy will have to temporarily run state government using his executive authority.
Governor Dannel Malloy has signed a tentative agreement with state employee union leaders which he says will save the state $1.5 billion over the next two years. The contract is an attempt to help the state plug an approximately $5 billion budget gap in the upcoming biennium.