In a new statewide public policy poll conducted this month by Sacred Heart University’s Institute for Public Policy, Connecticut residents overwhelmingly indicated significant anxiety over the State’s budget woes and the prospect of deep cuts to essential services.
State Representatives Pam Staneski (R-119) and Charles Ferraro (R-117) condemned the governor’s decision to veto the bi-partisan state budget that passed the General Assembly on Sept. 16. They said the governor’s veto means that a state budget will not be in effect by the Oct. 1 Education Cost Sharing (ECS) payment deadline, leaving several towns, including Milford and Orange, to … read more
State Sen. Gayle Slossberg (D-14) — one of three moderate Senate Democrats who broke ranks and supported for the GOP budget plan last Friday — joins CT Pulse to discuss her vote. We also speak with Uri Clinton of MGM Resorts International about the MGM Bridgeport proposal.
On Wednesday, Aug. 16, CT Pulse talks with state Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff about the budget delay, Gov. Dannel Malloy’s letter to towns and cities, more. Editorial Director John Kovach joins Kate Czaplinski to review some of the stories we are following this week, including reaction to the violence in Charlottesville. Watch the show below: Later in the show, … read more