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State cuts turn out to be tolerable

After a few anxious months, municipal leaders now have a state budget in their hands, and its impact isn’t as bad as once feared. The...

Shift in ECS would hit Beacon Falls, Prospect

As the state continues to operate without a two-year budget in place, Gov. Dannel Malloy last week unveiled an updated spending plan that would...

Feeling the budget pinch

Malloy’s plan hurts Beacon Falls and Prospect, helps Naugatuck Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed state budget has the majority of municipal leaders concerned about the future...

Malloy wants towns to cover program’s cost

HARTFORD — Towns and cities that rely on state troopers for local policing, including Beacon Falls and Prospect, are again facing the possibility of...

Libraries decry proposed cuts

Libraries across the state are bracing for budget cuts. Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed budget contains $2 million worth of cuts to library programs, including a...

Republicans laud alternative budget

HARTFORD — House and Senate Republican legislators unveiled an alternative budget proposal the Gov Dannell Malloy’s plan last week. “This plan responsibly funds important...

Area legislators offer different takes on state deficit

With the state budget heading towards the red, local Republican and Democrat state legislators have differing opinions on the projected shortfall. “Obviously, I’m really disappointed...

Legislature spares towns from cuts in state aid

After state unions failed to approve $1.6 billion in concessions, the heads of local municipalities feared state aid to towns would be slashed. “I’m...
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State budget spares towns for now

Last week, legislators in Hartford passed a $40.1 billion budget for the next two years that offers painful labor cuts and tax increases but...

Support for Malloy’s budget sparse among local legislators

NAUGATUCK — Compliments were scarce from area lawmakers for Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed budget.   “I don’t believe enough cuts have been made,” state Rep. Rosa...

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