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Hartford Gets a Bailout From the State
March 23, 2018

Hartford Gets a Bailout From the State

More than half-a-billion dollars in taxpayer money will go to paying off Hartford's debts.

Malloy Signs Budget, Vetoes $1.1 Billion Line Item on Hospitals
November 1, 2017

Malloy Signs Budget, Vetoes $1.1 Billion Line Item on Hospitals

The governor signed the bipartisan budget into law on Tuesday, ending Connecticut's budget crisis – save for one major line item.

These People Want to Be Your Next Gov; How They Feel About the Budget
October 31, 2017

These People Want to Be Your Next Gov; How They Feel About the Budget

Reclaim Connecticut reached out to 15 gubernatorial or exploratory campaigns, to see how candidates would treat the bipartisan budget. Several responded.

REACTIONS: How Leaders Around the State Feel About the Bipartisan Budget
October 27, 2017

REACTIONS: How Leaders Around the State Feel About the Bipartisan Budget

As the two-year budget awaits a 'yea' or 'nay' from Governor Malloy, we take a look at reactions to the budget from around the state.

Budget, Negotiated Without Malloy, Passes Senate 33-3
October 26, 2017

Budget, Negotiated Without Malloy, Passes Senate 33-3

In just the latest bipartisan showing in Hartford, Republicans and Democrats in the Senate came together to pass, by a 33-3 margin, a balanced two-year budget.

Budget Votes Coming Today and Tomorrow; “Compromise” Reached
October 25, 2017

Budget Votes Coming Today and Tomorrow; “Compromise” Reached

After Democratic and Republican leaders reached a compromise on a two-year budget, legislators will vote this week to end the impasse.

EXCLUSIVE: Institute Director: Residents are “Very Knowledgeable,” Concerned With State’s Direction
October 25, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Institute Director: Residents are “Very Knowledgeable,” Concerned With State’s Direction

Reclaim Connecticut talked to the director of Sacred Heart's Institute for Public Policy, which recently completed a lengthy and substantive survey of Connecticut residents on public policy.

Poll: 90% in CT Aware of Budget Crisis, 91% Concerned About High Taxes
October 24, 2017

Poll: 90% in CT Aware of Budget Crisis, 91% Concerned About High Taxes

Also, 94 percent of state residents are concerned about the high overall cost of living, and more from the Sacred Heart University poll released this week.

GOP Leader Fasano to Malloy: You’re “An Irrelevant Leader”
October 23, 2017

GOP Leader Fasano to Malloy: You’re “An Irrelevant Leader”

The Senate Republican president did not hold back in his assessment of Dan Malloy's daily press conferences, where the governor has tried to poke holes in the budget process.

Malloy, Shut Out of Budget Talks, Holds Bitter Presser to Criticize GOP … and Dems
October 20, 2017

Malloy, Shut Out of Budget Talks, Holds Bitter Presser to Criticize GOP … and Dems

The governor is holding near-daily press conferences to criticize the process, and alleged substance, of bipartisan budget negotiations. Is he helping?