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Report: State Agency Has Been Overstating Job Numbers, Understating Taxpayer Money Spent
April 25, 2018

Report: State Agency Has Been Overstating Job Numbers, Understating Taxpayer Money Spent

The auditors' report on the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has prompted GOP calls for "greater transparency."

Erin Stewart Shakes Up Gov Race, Becomes 1st GOP Candidate to Announce Running Mate
April 24, 2018

Erin Stewart Shakes Up Gov Race, Becomes 1st GOP Candidate to Announce Running Mate

The young New Britain mayor picked another municipal leader to form the GOP's first ticket, weeks ahead of the state GOP convention.

Malloy Hogs Credit for “Opportunity Zones,” Made Possible By GOP Tax Cuts He Opposed
April 24, 2018

Malloy Hogs Credit for “Opportunity Zones,” Made Possible By GOP Tax Cuts He Opposed

The governor announced 72 nominations for new "opportunity zones," but did not mention once in his press release that opportunity zones are possible because of the GOP tax bill.

CT-Gov.: Endorsement Battles Heat Up
April 23, 2018

CT-Gov.: Endorsement Battles Heat Up

The statewide party conventions are less than three weeks away. Many candidates are rushing to grow their endorsement list ahead of what's expected to be contentious fights.

Proposed GOP Budget Eliminates FY 2019 Deficit, Avoids Spending Spree Pushed by CT Dems
April 23, 2018

Proposed GOP Budget Eliminates FY 2019 Deficit, Avoids Spending Spree Pushed by CT Dems

Republican leaders put forward a budget on Friday that they claim is fiscally responsible, while preserving certain programs.

ANALYSIS: Where’s the Fight in the Fightin’ Fifth? Few Jumping to Fill Esty’s Seat.
April 20, 2018

ANALYSIS: Where’s the Fight in the Fightin’ Fifth? Few Jumping to Fill Esty’s Seat.

Weeks after Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) announced her retirement following a harassment scandal, there are only two major candidates in the race.

GOP Tax Cuts Helped Bring a Revenue Surge to CT. Now Dems Want to Spend It.
April 20, 2018

GOP Tax Cuts Helped Bring a Revenue Surge to CT. Now Dems Want to Spend It.

Connecticut is doing about $900 million better than expected on revenue this year. That could be used to close future deficits. Instead, some Democrats want to spend the money.

House Passes Bill for Ballot Measure on Early Voting; GOP Fails to Win Inclusion of Voter ID
April 20, 2018

House Passes Bill for Ballot Measure on Early Voting; GOP Fails to Win Inclusion of Voter ID

The Connecticut House passed a resolution allowing for an early voting measure to appear on a future ballot statewide. Republicans are upset a voter ID amendment was rejected.

CT Loses 2,000 Jobs in March
April 19, 2018

CT Loses 2,000 Jobs in March

The state lost jobs in a month for the first time since October 2017.

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