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Entries Tagged as 'Dan Malloy'

Stafstrom to Host Town Hall Forum On State Budget Mess

October 15th, 2017 · 11 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Good grief, nearly four months without a state budget. What gives? State Rep. Steve Stafstrom will provide an update on the give and take of the longest budget stalemate in state history. The forum will take place Monday, 6 p.m. in the Burroughs Community Center, 2470 Fairfield Avenue.

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Budget Talks Make Progress “When Governor Is Not In The Room”

October 7th, 2017 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Now more than three months without a state budget with cities and towns that rely on the state flow of dollars struggling to balance their own budgets, News 8 Chief Capitol Correspondent Mark Davis reports “Some sources are saying that the leaders actually make more progress when the Governor is not in the room.”

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Ganim Cracks $100K In Latest Quarter Fundraising For Statewide Office

October 5th, 2017 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim’s exploratory committee for governor will report more than $100,000 raised for the quarter ending September 30, a significant jump from the roughly $36,000 collected in his first quarter of fundraising for statewide office.

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Ganim-Harp Mayoral Bond Leads To BridgeHaven

October 3rd, 2017 · 9 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

While Governor Dan Malloy continues to wire development deals to Stamford where he once served as mayor, Mayor Joe Ganim and New Haven Mayor Toni Harp have partnered on several fronts to bolster jobs and development. As the New Haven Independent’s Paul Bass reports they joined forces on a casino proposal and youth summer hoops […]

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Budget Mess Response–Education Association Sues Malloy For Violating State Law

October 2nd, 2017 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events, State Politics

No state budget equals suffering for cities, towns and school districts. As a result the Connecticut Education Association that represent school teachers is seeking an injunction against the state for “defaulting on its constitutional duty, jeopardizing students’ futures, putting cities and towns at risk.” Without a state budget for more than three months, Governor Dan Malloy […]

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Malloy Vetoes “Gimmick” Republican Budget

September 28th, 2017 · 5 Comments · City Budget, News and Events, State Politics

Governor Dan Malloy on Thursday vetoed a state budget advanced by Republicans with some crossover support by a handful of Democrats that the governor declares “does not balance, risks potential litigation, and undermines our fiscal stability, educational system, and economic development efforts.” Read the governor’s full explanation in his veto message.

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City School Leaders Sweat Out State Budget Fiasco

September 27th, 2017 · 15 Comments · City Budget, Education, News and Events, State Politics

The state that funds most city school expenses has no budget. Meanwhile, school officials have operated on city-budgeted cash to stay afloat. But that dough runs out next week. What to do? Contact state budget chief Ben Barnes who had served as finance director of city schools before his appointment as director of the Office […]

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Ganim And Testa Won’t Cry If Public Financing Torpedoed In State Budget Process

September 20th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

With the latest fundraising quarter coming to a close, Mayor Joe Ganim is trying to put on a push this week in an area key for becoming a top-tier 2018 candidate for statewide office, raising money, be it public dollars or the old-fashioned way of large dollar donations. The Republican budget passed last week that […]

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