Rob Kane

Clock Ticking For Connecticut Lawmakers To Strike Budget DealRepublicans, the minority party in both chambers, have a plan that calls for no new taxes and are frustrated that none of their lawmakers have been invited to budget talks.
Connecticut Lawmakers Scramble After Budget MiscalculationBen 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.
Connecticut Legislature Turns Attention To Budget DeficitWith 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.