The Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee approved a bill that would allow $46 million in state bonding for the University of Connecticut to hire more research faculty. The bill comes as UConn and UConn Health
As Connecticut’s legislature is sworn in, lawmakers and the governor will enter into the 2021 legislative session with a hefty Rainy Day fund but, because of the pandemic, also face lower revenue, budget deficits and
The Department of Housing paid exorbitant fees to a lender administrating the Shoreline Resiliency Loan Fund, part of Gov. Dannel Malloy’s Shore Up CT program created in 2014 to give homeowners and businesses low interest
When Connecticut issued bonds in June of 2018, the bond covenant said Connecticut would strictly adhere to its new $1.9 billion bonding cap until 2023 — with no changes to underlying statutes and no exceptions.
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.
Since 2011, Connecticut has bonded nearly $1.8 billion for economic development, but the effort has produced little effect on the state’s economy. During the seven year period from 2011 through 2017, Connecticut’s gross domestic product
Connecticut's transportation funding problems have been blamed on increasing debt costs, but a look at the history of transportation spending in Connecticut shows that, when adjusted for inflation, the biggest cost increases have been for
Gov. Dannel Malloy signed an executive order on Tuesday forcing another study on how to implement electronic tolls on Connecticut’s highways and it potential effect on commuters.
Establishing tolls along Connecticut’s highways and increasing the state gasoline tax by 7 cents per gallon would allow the Special Transportation Fund to issue $1.2 billion in bonds in 2022, up from $800 million this
Despite the suspension of 400 infrastructure projects around the state, Gov. Dannel Malloy’s $100 billion Let’s Go CT initiative is still moving forward, albeit at a slower pace, with $3.7 billion in bonding over the