Connecticut budget http://wshu.org en Conn's projected $500 million 2014 budget surplus drops to $43 million http://wshu.org/post/conns-projected-500-million-2014-budget-surplus-drops-43-million <p>Connecticut’s projected budget surplus has dropped by 90 per cent since January. That’s based on numbers released by state officials on Wednesday. This is going to make negotiating a balanced budget a bit more difficult for Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy and state legislative leaders.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:05:28 +0000 Ebong Udoma 16684 at http://wshu.org Appropriations Committee adds $12 million to Malloy's budget proposal http://wshu.org/post/appropriations-committee-adds-12-million-malloys-budget-proposal <p style="line-height: 150%; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:14.0pt; line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">The Appropriations Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly approved a revised state<span class="apple-converted-space"> budget on Thursday that </span>spends $12 million more than was recommended by Governor Dannel Malloy. The plan was approved by a vote of 26 to 19.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:32:14 +0000 Ebong Udoma 14876 at http://wshu.org Malloy proposes spending surplus on a modest tax refund http://wshu.org/post/malloy-proposes-spending-surplus-modest-tax-refund <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is proposing using some of the state’s projected budget surplus this year for a sales and gas tax refund. The governor’s refund proposal comes in an election year.</span></p><p style="line-height: 150%; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:14.0pt; line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333"><o:p></o:p></span></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:19:10 +0000 Ebong Udoma 12093 at http://wshu.org Malloy proposes spending surplus on a modest tax refund Conn. comptroller says state needs to save more http://wshu.org/post/conn-comptroller-says-state-needs-save-more <p></p><p>Connecticut comptroller Kevin Lembo is projecting the state’s surplus has increased for the current fiscal year, and he’s calling on the legislature to make a change in state law to allow more of that money to be saved for harder times.</p><p></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 23:12:25 +0000 Craig LeMoult 9255 at http://wshu.org Conn. comptroller says state needs to save more