Connecticut Legislators Take Up Bill To Put Tolls On BordersThe bill under discussion Monday in the General Assembly's Transportation Committee would place tolls at Connecticut's borders and proponents see tolls as the only way to raise money for badly needed road and bridge repairs.
Connecticut St. Sen. Wants Task Force On Video Game ViolenceSt. Sen. Scott Frantz says teenagers who pack guns and carry out massacres at schools seem to share a couple of things in common.
Lawmakers Cutting Connecticut Budget Spare Mental Health ServicesLawmakwers in Hartford have okayed a quarter of a billion dollars in budget cuts to pare down the deficit. But in the wake of the Newtown massacre, they have steered clear of any cuts to nonprofits which provide care for the mentally challenged.
Connecticut Budget Deficit Grows; Budget Cuts May Be On HorizonThe governor's office announced plans to release updated budget projections on Nov. 20 but has already ruled out any further tax hikes.
New Haven Line Fare Hike Restored In Connecticut Budget Passed By HouseCommuters who ride Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line thought they were getting a break, but that is not likely anymore, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.
Connecticut Legislature Convenes On Wednesday; Sen. Frantz Says Cuts NeededThe Connecticut General Assembly will convene on Wednesday for its 2012 session, and a major concern will be dealing with an unexpected budget deficit.
Spending Cuts Being Ordered As Connecticut Revenues Come Up ShortDespite a record increase in state taxes, Connecticut will come up short nearly $1 billion dollars by year's end.
Conn. Republican: Estate Tax Counterproductive To Economic Growth EffortsIn Connecticut, dying can be expensive. Under Connecticut's new budget laws, estates over $2 million can be taxed as high as twelve percent.
Connecticut Now Has One Of America's Highest Gasoline TaxesConnecticut now has the distinction of having the highest gasoline tax in the lower 48 states - a whopping 70.3 cents for every gallon purchased.