Connecticut Conference of Municipalities
Both candidates spoke at the annual convention of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities in Hartford. Representatives from more than 120 municipalities were expected to attend the event.
One town manager in Connecticut complaining about the local road project program said waiting for the OK from the state of the feds is the problem.
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.