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CT surprises by ending FY20 with surplus, but future outlook remains...

The Lamont administration is predicting a $2.1 billion deficit for FY21, which began on July 1, and a $3.5 billion deficit for fiscal 2022 and 2023.

Connecticut provides another $160M for school districts to reopen

The allocation brings the total funding for Connecticut schools to $266 million.

General Assembly ends regular session with a whimper; Special session expected...

The chambers may have to change their voting protocols, with social distancing mandates expected to remain in place for the foreseeable future. Staggering votes on the floor by 10 members at a time, or allowing voting to be done by video feed, are among the approaches being considered.

CT forecasts $2.7 billion hit to revenues through FY2020-21; Recovery could...

Even with the gloomy forecast -- which Office of Policy and Management Secretary Melissa McCaw said were conservative -- "Connecticut is in a stronger position than most states, thanks to our fiscal prudence and the safeguarding of our budget reserve," according to Democratic state Senate leaders Martin Looney and Bob Duff.

Updated figures put CT COVID-19 death toll at 335; List of...

Fairfield County still has the state’s largest number of coronavirus incidents, with 4,417 confirmed cases, 665 hospitalizations and 155 deaths.

Norwalk, Stratford receiving state funds for transit-oriented development

Approximately $250,000 of Stratford's $450,000 grant will cover costs associated with any environmental contamination discovered within the project boundary.

Malloy threatens 4,200 state job cuts if unions don’t play ball

"Cutting jobs is no way to achieve shared prosperity," American Federation of Teachers Connecticut President Jan Hochadel said.

State pulls out of Stamford train station project

The state is now focusing on a new 1,000-space garage on South State Street, expected to open in 2021 at an estimated cost of $53 million.

State budget cuts gut Western Connecticut Convention & Visitors Bureau

Pro-tourism legislators are seeking meetings with the governor and various state agencies, but time is running out.

Health insurance exchange refocuses efforts on outreach, education

AHCT is now focused on educating consumers on how to derive maximum benefits from their selected insurance plans.

Small hospitals prioritized for state funds

Small hospitals such as Milford and Bristol Hospital will receive portions of more than $14 million to be distributed to such hospitals through the state’s Small Hospital Pool.

Malloy cuts $102M from budget

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is cutting more than $102 million from the budget in an effort to keep it balanced.

OPM report says debt is down

A 15 percent reduction is cited; opponents offer Bronx cheer.

Hospital advocate warns against proposed funding cuts

As the Malloy administration and legislative leaders attempt to close the state's projected budget gap, Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) President and CEO Jennifer Jackson warned against possible funding reductions to health care providers.

Malloy releases additional spending cuts

Representatives from the governor's office and the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) are scheduled to meet with members of the four legislative caucuses this week to review budget cuts aimed to close the projected budget deficit for the 2013 fiscal year.