Another agreement has been reached with Connecticut state employee union leaders on a plan to extend the schedule for paying off pension liability, a move designed to provide budget relief.
State labor unions have launched a statewide TV commercial attacking Republican leaders as “protectors of billionaires who attack the middle class.”
It’s ‘do or die’ for the big state labor union concession deal on Monday.
A special panel called the “Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth” is approaching their deadline at the Capitol.
The state budget crisis moved into a new phase Thursday as one of the state labor unions launched a TV attack commercial against the Republican leaders of the General Assembly.
Connecticut’s youngest Mayor is now the youngest candidate “exploring” a run for Governor.
It’s now up to the Connecticut Senate, with its 18-18 partisan divide, to decide whether to approve a state employee labor concessions package that a handful of key conservative Democrats continue to review.
After an afternoon filled with debate, the State Senate has voted to approve the labor union concession deal.
Other states in the same position had to close their beaches.
Connecticut’s Democratic Speaker of the House says he’s calling the House back into session one week from today to vote on a budget plan. On Tuesday, House Republican leaders presented their version of a budget and unlike the Democrats’ plan it calls for no tax hikes of any kind.