Tag: Budget

Short Sighted Republican Higher Education Cuts

UConn pushing hard to avoid GOP budget cuts  PHOTO | PETER MORENUS, UCONN –PATRICIA DADDONA – Hartford Business Journal – As UConn and Republican leaders do battle over what the university has called “unprecedented” proposed GOP budget cuts to the university,…

Republican Budget Ends Clean Elections Program in CT

Election advocates warn of return to “Corrupticut” –By Ken Dixon – CTPOST– Tuesday, September 19, 2017 HARTFORD  — Election and consumer watchdogs on Tuesday blasted the pending Republican budget, and support Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’ promised veto of a provision that would drastically…

This Is Why — The Budget is Out of Whack

Union ad casts GOP leaders as ‘protectors of billionaires’ –By: KEITH M. PHANEUF | July 20, 2017– CT Mirror — The state’s largest healthcare workers’ union took some jabs Thursday at the top Republicans in the legislature, charging them in a new ad…

Unions Ratify Concessions, Call For Legislators To Do Their Part

State employees overwhelmingly ratify concessions By Keith M. Phaneuf and Mark Pazniokas via CTMirror Unionized state employees have voted overwhelmingly to ratify the concession deal negotiated with the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, shifting the focus to a closely…