Rob Kane

FILE -- Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Scramble After Budget Miscalculation

Ben Barnes, the governor’s budget chief, acknowledged Tuesday that Malloy’s proposal for the new fiscal year beginning July 1 exceeds the state’s constitutional cap on spending by about $55 million.

02/25/2015

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

Connecticut Legislature Turns Attention To Budget Deficit

With gun control reform accomplished, Connecticut state lawmakers now have to figure out how to deal with the over $2 billion deficit in the next two-year budget.

04/08/2013