Benjamin Barnes

iPhone (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Connecticut Proposal Would Hike Tax On Digital Downloads

Downloading e-books, music from iTunes, or apps for your phone could become expensive for folks in Connecticut.

05/22/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Malloy Promises No New Taxes Amid Projected Half Billion Dollar Revenue Deficit

Lower than anticipated revenue is to blame, according to Office of Policy and Management Secretary Benjamin Barnes.

05/01/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Conn. Gov. Dan Malloy Pushes Economic Recovery In Second Budget

Gov. Dan Malloy unveiled the second, two-year budget of his administration on Wednesday, promising to move Connecticut closer to recovery from the national recession by continuing investments in education and job development.

02/06/2013

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / credit: Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Comptroller Puts Connecticut’s Budget Deficit $50 Million Higher Than Governor’s Office

Comptroller Kevin Lembo now puts the shortfall at $415 million due to lower than expected revenues and overspending in Medicaid and social services. A spokesman said Gov. Dannel Malloy disagrees with the comptroller’s deficit projection, saying it is about 12 percent too high.

12/04/2012

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / credit: Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Investment Management Company Ranks Connecticut Last For Credit Worthiness

When a Hartford-based investment management company surveyed the states for credit worthiness, Connecticut came in dead last.

11/15/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file/credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Budget Deficit Grows; Budget Cuts May Be On Horizon

The governor’s office announced plans to release updated budget projections on Nov. 20 but has already ruled out any further tax hikes.

11/14/2012

Gov. Dan Malloy visits Roger Sherman Elementary School - Meriden, CT - Feb 11, 2011 - Photo: Governor's Office

Living In Connecticut To Get More Expensive

Nearly every Connecticut resident will pay more in taxes under the budget being proposed this week by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

02/15/2011