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  • Waterbury Hospital Could See Layoffs, Reduced Services After Tenet Deal

    The head of the financially troubled Waterbury Hospital said Friday that the organization was reserving all its options, including layoffs, to keep its doors open after Tenet Healthcare Corp. walked away from its deal to buy the hospital. Darlene...
  • State Deficit Projected At $89 Million To $99 Million

    State Deficit Projected At $89 Million To $99 Million
    HARTFORD — The latest state budget numbers are out, and they show Connecticut facing deficits, now and in the future. Two reports released Friday indicate that the state is running a deficit in the current fiscal year, and the problem will...
  • Malloy Will Be Cutting Budget This Week

    Malloy Will Be Cutting Budget This Week
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be cutting the state budget later this week in order to help close a projected deficit ranging between $89 million and $99 million in the current fiscal year. Malloy's budget director, Benjamin Barnes, told reporters Monday...
  • Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit

    Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the state budget by $47.8 million Thursday 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 additional $6 million,...
  • Republicans Seek Special Legislative Session To Cut State Budget

    Republicans Seek Special Legislative Session To Cut State Budget
    HARTFORD — Top Republican legislators called Friday for a special legislative session to be convened by Dec. 15 to start solving the state's budget problems. The two new Republican leaders, Sen. Len Fasano of North Haven and Rep. Themis Klarides...
  • Let Public See Weapons Offender Registry

    A promising part of gun control legislation passed this week by Connecticut's General Assembly was the creation of a deadly weapons offender registry. At least it started out as a good idea, before it got derailed. The new law says that as of Jan. 1,...
  • With Tax Increases Kicking In, State Budget Surplus Projected At $101 Million

    With Tax Increases Kicking In, State Budget Surplus Projected At $101 Million
    With the largest tax increase in Connecticut history kicking in, the state is projected to generate a surplus of more than $100 million in the current fiscal year - finally pushing the state into the black. While the number might seem surprising after...
  • Senators Gary LeBeau, Rob Kane On "The Real Story'' on Sunday

    Two state senators are among the guests on Sunday on "The Real Story'' on FOX CT. Sen. Gary LeBeau of East Hartford and Sen. Rob Kane of Watertown will be speaking about the upcoming special legislative session on jobs on October 26 at the state Capitol....
  • Pre-Christmas Special Session Considered By Democrats On Electricity Needs; House GOP Leader Larry Cafero Pushing Hard For Session

    Democratic leaders are considering a pre-Christmas special session regarding recent electrical outages that could include tax credits for hotel stays and an expansion of the state's price-gouging law. The leaders who control the legislature are currently...
  • Newtown Tragedy Hangs Over 'State Of The State' Speech; Budget Issues Take Back Seat As Legislature Reconvenes

    Newtown Tragedy Hangs Over 'State Of The State' Speech; Budget Issues Take Back Seat As Legislature Reconvenes
    The Dec. 14 Newtown school shootings dominated opening day at the state Capitol Wednesday, as lawmakers arrived to face a projected budget deficit of $1 billion in the next fiscal year and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy exhorted them to take action to prevent...