Connecticut Conference of Municipalities
Among the initiatives being pushed by the panel are bans on body armor sales, background checks on ammunition purchases and background checks when firearm permits are renewed.
High as they are in Connecticut, local property taxes aren’t covering the cost of running the towns and cities.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed nearly 5,500 state employee layoffs to balance Connecticut’s two-year, $40.1 billion budget now that workers have defeated a labor-savings and concessions deal.