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AP
July 07, 2019 - 8:44 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State Comptroller Kevin Lembo says Connecticut is on track to wrap up the fiscal year that ended June 30 with an almost $701 million surplus. The Democrat says that amount will be reduced by nearly $541 million to cover the cost of a new special reserve fund for the Teacher's...
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April 15, 2019 - 7:52 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC) – Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin has submitted the city’s budget for the 2020 fiscal year. On the first floor of Hartford City Hall, the Mayor submitted the recommended budget in the Town and City Clerk’s Office. It marks the fourth city budget Bronin has submitted since taking...
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Sarah DiMeo
March 17, 2019 - 5:58 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is planning to head to Thompson to call attention to potential cuts in President Donald Trump's budget. The Connecticut Democrat said the budget would imperil federal aid to replace the Blain Road footbridge and preserve the Last Green Valley...
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AP
March 01, 2019 - 9:11 am
Connecticut could save an estimated $174 million to $260 million a year if it adopts a "strong culture" of competitive bidding, the chairman of the State Contracting Standards Board told state lawmakers Thursday. Lawrence Fox said the state is "waving off competitive bidding close to 70 percent of...
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Bernie Loubier
February 24, 2019 - 12:13 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Now that Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont's budget has been released, the real debate begins. The Democrat's proposed two-year, $43 billion plan sets the stage for months of negotiations on hot-button topics ranging from which goods and services should be taxed to whether...
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AP
February 20, 2019 - 11:19 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC and AP) - Gov. Ned Lamont is proposing changes to Connecticut's tax system, including imposing the sales tax on a long list of goods and services. The Democrat's budget director, Melissa McCaw, said Wednesday that Lamont wants to impose a ``level playing field.'' Lamont's two-...
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