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EXCLUSIVE: Senator, and LG Candidate, Joe Markley on the Budget
November 9, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Senator, and LG Candidate, Joe Markley on the Budget

With the budget’s bipartisan approval, Markley argues, Republicans are complicit with Democrats.

New Tax in the New Budget Impacts All Uber and Lyft Rides
November 1, 2017

New Tax in the New Budget Impacts All Uber and Lyft Rides

The two-year budget passed last week, and signed by Malloy this week, levies a 25-cent-per-ride tax on all Uber and Lyft rides.

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.

EXCLUSIVE: Small Biz Leader Says Budget’s a “Relief,” But More to Be Done
October 27, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Small Biz Leader Says Budget’s a “Relief,” But More to Be Done

Andrew Markowski, Connecticut director of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), talks to us about the budget and going on offense for small businesses.

House Approves Two-Year, $41.3B Budget, By 126-23 Vote
October 26, 2017

House Approves Two-Year, $41.3B Budget, By 126-23 Vote

State legislators have rallied behind the budget, which raises taxes and fees, makes small cuts to municipal aid, and introduces structural changes.

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.