fbpx
Home Tags Office of Policy and Management

Tag: Office of Policy and Management

Report: CT could save up to $900 million from 8,000 state...

Based on an employee survey conducted as part of the report, there are more than 8,000 state employees eligible for retirement in 2022, 72% of whom are “seriously considering” retirement.

Connecticut’s hospitals receiving another $40M from state for fight against Covid

“While these hospitals have received direct federal aid during this crisis, some of them and their affiliated practices are still experiencing financial hardship,” noted Gov. Ned Lamont.

13 Fairfield County towns receiving state funding for infrastructure improvements

The grants are being made through the Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP); this is the first time since 2016 that the state has awarded STEAP funding.

CT revenue collections improve; State GOP wants to discuss budget now

Revenue estimates in the current fiscal year have improved by $326 million from October’s estimate, and by $875 million and $704 million in each year of the next biennium from the April forecast.

CT budget deficit forecast cut by 40% – but state hardly...

Office of Policy and Management Secretary Melissa McCaw has decreased Connecticut’s projected budget deficit by 40% – although the figure remains at $1.2 billion. Last month...

Lamont lays out deficit mitigation plan; Fasano calls it ‘dangerous and...

State statute requires that when the comptroller certifies a shortfall in the General Fund in excess of 1%, the governor musts present lawmakers with a deficit mitigation plan within one month "to modify such allotments to the extent necessary to prevent a deficit."

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.