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CSCU, citing budget crisis, seeking $69 million bailout from state

Last week, the unaffiliated University of Connecticut asked the state for a $104.4 million bailout.

COVID-19 LATEST: Momentum building for possible reopening of some CT businesses...

The loosening of social distancing efforts and a concurrent reopening of some businesses could begin in June, according to one of the co-chairs of the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Board.

Connecticut’s ‘Centers of Excellence’ health care moves forward

State Comptroller Kevin Lembo, who announced the initiative in July, said that two contractors have been selected to help implement the network.

Overtime spending by CT state agencies up in fiscal 2019; ‘huge...

The largest year-over-year increase was at Emergency Services & Public Protection, whose total overtime rose by $6.5 million – 33.1% -- to nearly $26.3 million.

SHU prof takes close look at Conn. state politics in new...

Among other recommendations, Sacred Heart professor Gary L. Rose is calling for the revitalization of Connecticut’s cities, “which are in terrible shape, no question about it.”

Lamont: SEBAC pact will provide ‘hundreds of millions of dollars’...

According to the governor, the pact will result in a budgetary savings in the General Fund for each fiscal year through 2032 of between $115 and $121 million.

Gov. Ned Lamont to business council crowd: ‘We’re just getting started’

A "major production company" relocating here, a tentative time frame for a special session on tolls and a Woodstock mini-festival upstate are all possibilities, the governor said.

State budget finished, but work may just be starting on outstanding...

Highway tolls and whether or not to expand state-sanctioned gambling are still unresolved.

Connecticut Council of Municipalities’ Joe DeLong: Pensions, schools, tolls top concerns

The Connecticut Council of Municipalities doesn't think the forced regionalization of schools idea "accomplishes a whole lot of anything. It’s not a ‘one size fits all’ thing.”

CSCU approves 5 percent tuition increase at Connecticut state universities

Average tuition and fees at CSCU universities -- including WestConn in Danbury -- will increase by $479 or 4.4 percent for an in-state undergraduate commuter student and by $860 or 3.6 percent for in-state residential students.

Bob Stefanowski: The Business Journal Interview

The Republican gubernatorial candidate talks about his plan to eliminate the income tax, increasing the state’s reliance on the private sector to help Connecticut’s economy, and why he’s opposed to highway tolls.

CSCU profs due 11 percent raises while system struggles to make...

“These raises again demonstrate how SEBAC has drained the Connecticut budget of funding for job programs, health care, elderly supports, social services and clearly even students,” said Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Len Fasano.

Connecticut state union workers overwhelmingly approve concessions agreement

“The agreement delivers over $20 billion in savings to taxpayers over the long term," according to Gov. Dannel Malloy.