HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– The eight highest ranking members of the General Assembly, the top leaders from both political parties spent the day around the same table hashing out possible compromises on spending cuts and revenue for most of the day. They cancelled a midday meeting with Governor Malloy because they said that they were making […]
Connecticut’s judicial branch says it has notified 61 temporary court clerks and temporary court monitors they be losing their jobs next month.
New figures show Connecticut still has a $141.4 million deficit in the current fiscal year’s general fund account, less than a month after Democrats and Republicans passed a bipartisan plan to fix the problem.
A special session of the general assembly gets underway in Hartford. Lawmakers are set to vote on a budget.
State democratic lawmakers and the governor have now agreed on a deal to close the nearly one billion dollar budget deficit. But complaints are still expected before the special session starts later this week.
The Connecticut Judicial Branch announced earlier this month that 113 branch employees would be laid off. On Monday, officials released a detailed breakdown of which positions would be eliminated, and where.
There are signs budget negotiations will resume at the Connecticut state Capitol.
The clock is ticking as Wednesday is the deadline to get a budget cutting deal.
New Haven already has a balanced budget for this year and next year. The problem is that next year’s budget is dependent on contributions from the state, that will now be lowered by about $8 million.
Pay cuts, furloughs, and layoffs all appear to be on the table as the state budget continues to spiral in the red and today, Republicans in the Assembly came up with their ideas.