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Lamont updates municipalities on distribution of Covid relief funds

"I know how valuable this level of assistance is to maintaining operations for our cities and towns, and it was incumbent upon us to make the necessary changes to get these federal dollars out," said OPM Secretary Melissa McCaw.

Lamont moves municipal aid package forward

“We are now eight months into the fiscal year without solutions to our transportation needs and a bond package," the governor wrote to Office of Policy and Management Secretary Melissa McCaw. "No longer can our cities and towns wait.”

CT revenues projected to be stable, rainy day fund to grow...

Meanwhile, the state’s budget deficit is projected to grow from about $28 million to roughly $60 million, due in part to its recent settlement with state hospitals.

CT will end year $22.9 million in the red, OPM Secretary...

"Agencies are making efforts to curtail hiring and discretionary expenditures, and the governor is prepared to exercise recission authority if necessary to mitigate against ending the year with an operating deficit," according to McCaw.

CT budget deficit drops to $505 million

The latest figure is an improvement of $96.4 million from the Malloy administration's June estimate.

Fairfield County dominates 2017 list of largest grand lists

Greenwich had the largest grand list in Connecticut last year at $32.9 billion, followed by Stamford's $21.5 billion.

Danbury, Stamford TOD projects receive state grants

“The jobs created by these projects and the infrastructure enhancements will not only benefit us in the short term, but for generations to come,” said Office of Policy and Management Secretary Ben Barnes.

Legislature orders more study of fiscal stability commission’s recommendations

"The legislature once again focused on short-term budget fixes rather than on long-term structural reform," said Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth co-chairs Robert Patricelli and Jim Smith.

CT’s prison population falls to 14-year low

The annual total number of reported crimes in Connecticut has dropped 26 percent compared to 2008. The total number of statewide arrests has dropped 29 percent compared to 2008 and is down 10 percent this year compared to last year.

CT revs up driverless car test program

Upon review of applications to the state, up to four municipalities will be selected for participation.

State funds handed to towns for road improvements, snow removal

Another round of funding will go out in May as additional communities submit certifications.

Gov. Malloy sounds alarm on dwindling Special Transportation Fund

Numerous transportation projects in towns and cities across Connecticut would be at risk of cancellation or deferral if the state does not take corrective action, the governor said.

12 Fairfield County nonprofits receive state grants for infrastructure needs

The state's Nonprofit Grant Program provides funds for one-time improvements that upgrade recipients' efficiency and effectiveness.

Connecticut health care industry blasts ‘Trumpcare’ plan

Facing the loss of millions in dollars and a wave of newly uninsured, hospitals and other providers question their ability to serve patients under the American Health Care Act.

Malloy backs phasing in revaluation decreases

Gov. Malloy is touting a plan to allow cities and towns to phase in revaluations of properties, even if values decrease.