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Malloy seeks bipartisan summit to tackle eroding CT income tax receipts

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT MIRROR | 1

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy asked legislative leaders Wednesday to meet with him next week to plan a bipartisan response to state income tax receipts declining by “hundreds of millions of...

UConn trustees approve $1M sale of W.Htfd. campus to town

Patricia Daddona | 1

UConn's board of trustees on Wednesday unanimously approved the sale of the school's Greater Hartford campus property to the town of West Hartford, for a much smaller pricetag than originally...

CT tax debate rages on — after major tax hikes are off the table

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT MIRROR |

When legislative leaders disclosed Tuesday afternoon that the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee wouldn't recommend any major tax hikes this year, that same panel already was more than three...

CT budget process collapses amid dissension

KEITH M. PHANEUF AND JACQUELINE RABE THOMAS | CT Mirror | 1

The General Assembly's Appropriations Committee failed to adopt a $41 billion budget proposal Tuesday afternoon as Democrats were unable to hold together a paper-thin majority on the panel.

Distillery expansion approved in Ellington

Tim Leininger | Journal Inquirer |

An Ellington distillery received unanimous support from the Planning and Zoning Commission Monday to expand the business into two 2,000-square-foot areas in a warehouse on Industrial Drive off of...

Report: MDC earns 'C-' for spending transparency

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford's Metropolitan District Commission is lagging in its efforts to spend transparently and provide the public with accessible budget data, according to a report from the ConnPirg Education Fund.

As deadline looms, panel pressing for budget vote today

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT MIRROR |

After a day filled with intense, last-minute negotiations, Democrats on the General Assembly's Appropriations Committee appeared poised late Monday to bring the expenditure portion of a new, two-year...

Amidst investigations, vo-tech schools chief to resign

KYLE CONSTABLE | CT MIRROR |

Nivea L. Torres, superintendent of Connecticut's vocational-technical school system, is resigning from that post on May 1 amidst at least four investigations, the state Department of Education...

Strapped CT eyes securitizing its income tax

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's treasurer says securitizing part of the state's tax-revenue stream may provide a less costly, near-term solution for replenishing its cash horde amid its fiscal crisis.

Survey: CT regs, policies biggest export challenge

Patricia Daddona |

The single greatest challenge for Connecticut exporters is government trade policy and regulation, according to 40 percent of participants in a new Connecticut Business and Industry survey.

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