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  • Advocates, Lobbyists Fear Cuts In Malloy Budget

    Advocates, Lobbyists Fear Cuts In Malloy Budget
    HARTFORD - For Dawn L. DeMatteo, the state budget is personal. DeMatteo traveled to the state Capitol this week to warn legislators and advocates about the impact of potential budget cuts as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy prepares to release his budget...
  • Despite Criticism, Katz Endorsed For 2nd Term As DCF Chief

    Despite Criticism, Katz Endorsed For 2<sup>n</sup><sup>d</sup> Term As DCF Chief
    HARTFORD – Two Republican senators roundly criticized her leadership, but Joette Katz held firm against independent oversight and at the end of a long afternoon was unanimously endorsed in a bi-partisan vote of the legislature's nominating committee...
  • Public Safety Chief Grilled Over Prior Job, But Wins OK For Reappointment

    Republican legislators grilled public safety Commissioner Dora B. Schriro Tuesday over problems in her previous job as head of New York City's prison system — including violent abuses of teenage inmates under her watch — but she still won a...
  • Grogins Confirmed As Judge Despite Some Opposition

    Grogins Confirmed As Judge Despite Some Opposition
    The state Senate was moving quickly Friday to approve a series of nominees to various state posts on the bench and at the commissioner level. Many of the nominees were placed on "consent'' calendars that are set aside for unanimous votes for state...
  • Gun Control Opponents Fail To Scuttle Malloy Judicial Appointee

    HARTFORD — Legislators handily approved a former state representative's appointment as a Superior Court judge Friday, despite strong opposition from the NRA and other gun rights groups. Auden C. Grogins, a Democrat who represented Bridgeport in the...
  • Malloy Cuts Nearly $25 Million From Budget

    Malloy Cuts Nearly $25 Million From Budget
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the executive branch budget by another $24.6 million Friday in an attempt to wrestle down the state budget deficit that has ballooned in recent weeks. With expected cuts by the legislative and judicial branches,...
  • Malloy Cuts Budget By Another $24.6 Million

    Malloy Cuts Budget By Another $24.6 Million
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the executive branch budget by another $24.6 million Friday in an attempt to wrestle down the state budget deficit that has ballooned in recent weeks. With expected cuts by the legislative and judicial branches, the total...
  • Sharkey Says Pay Hike for Governor, Legislators "Not Happening" This Year

    Sharkey Says Pay Hike for Governor, Legislators "Not Happening" This Year
    House Speaker Brendan Sharkey says the governor and members of the legislature won't get raises this year, despite a state panel's recommendation that the elected officials receive a 10 percent pay bump. "That is not happening this year, given the...
  • Malloy, In State Of State Speech, Focuses On Transportation

    Malloy, In State Of State Speech, Focuses On Transportation
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, giving his State of the State address that opened his second term Wednesday, said the state's traffic congestion is "unacceptable'' and demands a bold new approach toward improving roads and railroad lines. Calling...
  • Children's Hospital Gets $10M Extra From State, Raising Eyebrows

    A $10 million payment to Connecticut Children's Medical Center — approved Thursday without going through the legislature, and despite a state budget deficit — sparked questions about legal precedent and fairness. The $10 million approved by...
  • 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...