The Appropriations Committee released its state funding recommendations Tuesday, which showed a $544 million dollar growth in fringe benefit costs for Connecticut state employees between 2019 and 2021. The Appropriations Committee budget recommendations largely fell in line with Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget and reflects the growing cost of Connecticut’s State ...
Fringe benefit rates for Connecticut’s state employee and teacher retirement plans in 2018 jumped as much as 52 percent, according to figures from the Comptroller’s Office.
Governor Dannel Malloy has announced 30 nominations for Superior Court judges to fill a purported 42 vacancies, but the state of Connecticut’s ability to pay for those judges — and even provide them offices — remains in doubt.
DOT pension, healthcare costs grow nearly $30 million in three years as state projects are put on hold
Pension and healthcare costs for employees with the Department of Transportation grew $30 million over three years, increasing operating costs for Connecticut’s beleaguered Special Transportation Fund. According to figures from the State Comptroller’s Office, between 2014 and 2017 state pension contributions increased $21 million, while healthcare costs increased $9 million.