The number of Connecticut state government employees making more than Governor Ned Lamont’s $150,000 salary last year surged to 2,927, state pay records show. The number, which stood around 2,000 between 2015 and 2018, follows
State physicians and psychiatrists for Connecticut’s Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services received two additional step increases to their pay scale as part of the bevy of union contracts approved with the 2017 SEBAC
Connecticut dropped twelve places to rank second worst in the nation for fiscal solvency, according to an annual ranking of states released last week by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.
As his term concludes, it’s entirely predictable that Governor Malloy would seek to shape his legacy for the history books. But the “spin” in his recent op/ed for the Hartford Courant is so dizzyingly incomplete and inaccurate
Connecticut ranked 49th in the country in a new analysis of state fiscal health by Truth in Accounting, due to its massive taxpayer burden of $53,400 per person and, once again, earned the organization’s label
If nothing had changed, Connecticut would not be trapped in the situation it is now. But Connecticut also allows collective bargaining agreements to supersede state law, allowing subsequent SEBAC agreements to once again underfund state
The national AFL-CIO has tapped Working America, its political affiliate based in Washington D.C., to send canvassers to Connecticut for a “union member mobilization effort” and to talk with members about “the importance of the
Facing a $4.6 billion deficit over the next biennium, lawmakers will find themselves in the position of a political captive — hands tied, blind-folded and locked in a dingy basement.
Nationally known labor attorney and senior fellow with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Michigan, F. Vincent Vernuccio, pioneered the 2012 right-to-work movement in Michigan. He offers his opinion on what a decision in
July 1st will mark the beginning of fiscal year 2019 and the day when most state employees will receive a $2,000 lump sum payment as part of the concessions agreement negotiated between Gov. Dannel Malloy