On Tuesday, the state Bond Commission met for the last time in Gov. Dan Malloy’s (D-Conn.) eight-year tenure.
Comptroller Kevin Lembo (D-Conn.) projected Monday that Connecticut’s budget will close fiscal year (FY) 2019, which ends September 30, 2019, with near a $250-million surplus.
A new one-pager from the legislature’s nonpartisan Office of Fiscal Analysis (OFA) provides some updates on the state of Connecticut’s State Employees Retirement System (SERS).
Consensus revenue projections from the governor’s Office of Policy and Management (OPM) and the legislature’s Office of Fiscal Analysis (OFA) find Connecticut in a better budget shape than last projected, but Governor-Elect Ned Lamont will still need to deal with a $3.8-billion two-year deficit to deal with come January 2019.
One of the legislature’s most powerful members, the outgoing attorney general, and two people tied to the world of finance will be on Ned Lamont’s transition team, the new governor-elect announced Thursday.
NOTE: This posted was updated to reflect the news that State Sen. George Logan (R-Ansonia) is ahead in the latest vote count for the 17th District. Governor-Elect Ned Lamont faces perpetual budget challenges and a stagnant state economy as he prepares to take office in January 2019, and he’s going to have strong Democratic majorities […]
Democrat Ned Lamont narrowly defeated Republican Bob Stefanowski in the Connecticut gubernatorial race on Tuesday night, keeping the governor’s mansion in Democratic hands for four more years.
The Mercatus Center at George Mason University released its 2018 State Fiscal Rankings on Tuesday, with vice president of policy research Eileen Norcross and research associate Olivia Gonzalez ranking all 50 states in terms of fiscal solvency.
In a new interview with Hartford Business published on Monday, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ned Lamont addressed a number of key topics in the race to be Connecticut’s next governor, including the man he and Bob Stefanowski are looking to succeed.
The next governor of the state of Connecticut – either Republican Bob Stefanowski or Democrat Ned Lamont – may not face an immediate, current fiscal year budget crisis when he takes office in January 2019, according to new projections from Comptroller Kevin Lembo (D-Conn.).