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  • Social service advocates fear new Connecticut budget cuts

    Groups that provide behavioral health and development disability services, as well as the clients and their families, voiced concern Tuesday that cuts to community-based programs could be revisited to help scale back business tax increases criticized by...
  • Municipalities Seeking Changes To Budget, Too

    Municipalities Seeking Changes To Budget, Too
    The Connecticut Conference for Municipalities will deliver a list of recommended changes to the state budget to state legislators this week, according to Robert Labanara, the director of public policy and advocacy for the organization. Passed on June 3...
  • Cutting R&D Tax Credits Imperils Bioscience Growth

    Cutting R&D Tax Credits Imperils Bioscience Growth
    For nearly half a century, Boehringer Ingelheim has called Connecticut, specifically Danbury and Ridgefield, home to its U.S. headquarters. Our 2,700 employees — your friends, family members and neighbors — travel each day from 134 of...
  • Legislators Should Press Fight For UConn Foundation Transparency

    Legislators Should Press Fight For UConn Foundation Transparency
    This past week the state Senate slapped down, 24-12, an amendment backed by Republican leader Len Fasano that would have made the University of Connecticut Foundation subject to the state's Freedom of Information Act. This vote to keep UConn's...
  • Crisis In Connecticut? Business Group Pushes For Changes To State Budget

    Crisis In Connecticut? Business Group Pushes For Changes To State Budget
    Last week, some of the state's largest corporations roared loudly as the details of a two-year budget passed by the General Assembly came into view. In an effort to balance the state budget, the legislature needed more revenue — and while it went to...
  • Malloy wants to scale back some proposed tax changes

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday called on lawmakers to scale back some of the tax increases his administration helped negotiate in a new state budget that prompted some major employers, including General Electric Co., to discuss moving out of Connecticut....
  • Mayors Praise Proposed Property Tax Reform

    Mayors Praise Proposed Property Tax Reform
    HARTFORD — On the heels of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed adjustments to the state budget — including potential cuts in state aid for municipalities — Democratic legislative leaders and mayors from throughout the state gathered at...
  • Malloy's Changes: A Better Budget, A Hidden Benefit And Utter Chaos

    Malloy's Changes: A Better Budget, A Hidden Benefit And Utter Chaos
    Among the budget changes proposed Friday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was a measure to erase a tax hike that would have significantly hurt the Connecticut economy. We're talking about the computer services and data processing tax, which Malloy is now saying...
  • Joe Scarborough: I'm Staying, But Will GE?

    Joe Scarborough: I'm Staying, But Will GE?
    By now you've probably heard that Connecticut is closed for business, that half our residents want to leave and the Nutmeg State's biggest job creators are considering getting out as well. Hard numbers underline the hard truth that state politicians may...
  • Evidence-Destruction Issue Stalls School-Funding Case That Could Cost Taxpayers Billions

    Evidence-Destruction Issue Stalls School-Funding Case That Could Cost Taxpayers Billions
    A decade-old lawsuit that could cost taxpayers billions for alleged injustices in school funding drags on, amid continued claims by the attorney general's office that the plaintiffs — a coalition of municipal officials and education advocates...
  • Malloy Backs Off Business Taxes

    Malloy Backs Off Business Taxes
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy responded to harsh criticism from several major Connecticut employers by proposing Friday to roll back some of the planned increases in corporate income taxes included in the Democratic budget approved by the...