Kevin Lembo

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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.


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Conn. Official Wants Protest Of North Carolina Same-Sex Marriage Vote

Connecticut’s comptroller Kevin Lembo is questioning whether Democrats are tacitly accepting the state’s vote by having their convention in Charlotte, N.C.


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New Law Has CT Withholding 3% Of Payments From Vendors

A new federal law asks states to cooperate in insuring that vendors doing business with them are paying their federal taxes in full.