It seemed like a great deal for Connecticut. Until it wasn't.
Cash strapped New Haven is requesting $217,597 from Connecticut taxpayers for the construction of a splash pad at DeGale Field after the city gave $250,000 in bonuses to 37 management employees.
There's more to the story than just movies and an audit.
Connecticut owes more on the state credit card per resident than nearly every other state in the country, according to a new study.
Connecticut municipalities are over-appraising low-value homes, driving up property taxes for those who can least afford it.
Performance reviews meant to determine salary increases and bonuses for state managers are sometimes ignored, but that hasn't prevented them from reaping the benefits.