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  • Malloy Cuts $47.8 Million To Help Balance Budget

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the state budget unilaterally Thursday by $47.8 million in order to help eliminate a projected deficit of $99 million in the current fiscal year. Malloy also asked the judicial branch, which he does not control, to cut an...
  • O'Malley's PAC hires two former Center for American Progress staffers

    O'Malley's PAC hires two former Center for American Progress staffers
    As Gov. Martin O'Malley continues to weigh a 2016 bid for president, he has staffed his federal political action committee with two people from the liberal think-tank Center for American Progress, both of whom also have ties to presumed Democratic front-...
  • Public policy schools more relevant than ever

    Public policy schools more relevant than ever
    Voters who went to the polls on Nov. 4 considerably changed the landscape of American government and politics. The shift from a somewhat divided government in Washington to one in which the legislative branch is in the hands of conservatives and the...
  • $7 Million Needed To Help Children With Psychiatric Emergencies

    $7 Million Needed To Help Children With Psychiatric Emergencies
    HARTFORD — State officials are looking for $7 million needed to pay for two key elements of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan to prevent children with psychiatric behavioral problems from having to resort to hospital emergency rooms or getting stuck...
  • Bond Commission OKs Projects, But Exceeds Voluntary Spending Limit

    Bond Commission OKs Projects, But Exceeds Voluntary Spending Limit
    HARTFORD — The State Bond Commission on Wednesday swiftly and unanimously approved borrowing nearly $267 million to fund dozens of new capital projects. There was no dissent over the merits of the proposals, which include repurposing a building...
  • Despite Kane's assertions, no child porn in emails

    Despite Kane's assertions, no child porn in emails
    For three months, embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane and her staff have said sexually explicit emails shared among state employees did not involve images or videos depicting child pornography. But on national television Tuesday night, Kane told a...
  • Ferguson and the 'us vs. them' illusion

    As the grand jury's decision on whether or not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson loomed, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon told a TV reporter "he's preparing for peace and war." What the governor did, in the tense uncertainty preceding the decision,...
  • State Kicks In $850,000 for New Britain Costco Project

    State Kicks In $850,000 for New Britain Costco Project
    NEW BRITAIN — The state on Tuesday came through with $850,000 in aid for the Costco project, allowing the city to scale back the size of its tax incentive for the retailer. Costco wants to open a warehouse store on Hartford Road, and the city...
  • O'Malley orders state flag to half-staff for Baltimore fire officer who died last week

    O'Malley orders state flag to half-staff for Baltimore fire officer who died last week
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has ordered the Maryland flag lowered to half-staff Thursday to honor Lt. James E. Bethea, a 40-year Baltimore firefighter who died in an East Baltimore blaze last week. Bethea, 62, a fire safety officer, died of smoke inhalation...
  • State OKs Additional $5M For New Sandy Hook Elementary School

    State OKs Additional $5M For New Sandy Hook Elementary School
    The State Bond Commission on Wednesday approved another $5 million for the planning and design of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School. The grant is part of the state's commitment to spend up to $50 million to build a new educational facility for the...
  • Despite Governor's Pledge, Republicans Warn Of Tax Increases

    Despite Governor's Pledge, Republicans Warn Of Tax Increases
    HARTFORD — Republican legislators said Wednesday that they fear tax increases could be coming next year because of the state's budget problems, despite pledges by Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy not to let that happen. Malloy repeated his no-...