Connecticut budget

Lawmakers ask for more than approved 2 years ago
6:32 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Appropriations Committee adds $12 million to Malloy's budget proposal

The Appropriations Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly approved a revised state budget on Thursday that spends $12 million more than was recommended by Governor Dannel Malloy. The plan was approved by a vote of 26 to 19.

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Malloy wants a gas and sales tax refund
5:19 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Malloy proposes spending surplus on a modest tax refund

Gov. Dannel Malloy
Credit Conn. Governor's Office

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.

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Surplus for now, but deficit on the way
6:12 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Conn. comptroller says state needs to save more

A comparison of Connecticut's revenue surpluses and deposits in the rainy day fund, 1991-2012.
Credit Conn. Comptroller Kevin Lembo

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.

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