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01/20/16 Municipal lobby wants to shed ‘special interest’ image
11/16/15 2015 Project B.E.S.T. Summit
11/11/16 2016 CCM Convention to take place November 14-15 at Foxwoods Resort. Nearly 1,000 participants from over 130 municipalities will gather as CCM marks its 50th year of service to towns and cities
03/30/16 2016 CCM Services Brochure
04/21/16 A Connecticut compromise on firefighters’ cancer relief
05/13/16 A handshake, then a vote on Connecticut’s next budget
04/07/16 Appropriations Budget Falls Far Short of Closing Deficit
02/24/17 Battles Over Labor’s Wages Heat Up At Capitol
02/19/16 Berlin Saves Residents Over $70,000 From CCM Prescription Drug Discount Program
02/01/16 Big budget changes uncertain as lawmakers return to Capitol
03/18/16 Big City Mayors Urge Lawmakers To Maintain Property Tax Relief
04/12/16 Bill to Allow Fewer Polling Places in Primaries Back After 4 Years
09/28/17 Branford RR Station Is Path for Development
09/20/16 California Company Alarms CT Towns With Letters Proposing 120-Foot 'Utility Poles'
05/25/17 CCM Again Pushes Its Sweeping Plan As Budget Talks Intensify
09/13/17 CCM and COST Joint Statement on Budget Proposal by House and Senate Republicans
08/03/16 CCM And Its Sustainability Task Force Partners With ECSU To Present Best Practices In Sustainability Efforts In CT
04/29/16 CCM Applauds House & Senate Democrats for Budget; Republicans for Mandates Relief Package
01/15/15 CCM asserts: serious issues still remain after DEEP signals possible changes to proposed MS4 stormwater permit
02/03/15 CCM asserts: state's tax incidence study finds the property tax is most burdensome and regressive state-local tax on CT residents and businesses
10/05/17 CCM Board calls on Governor and General Assembly to establish a new Pension & Retirement Benefits Reform Commission and not transfer any teachers’ retirement costs to towns until commission assesses matters
11/16/16 CCM Calls For State To Repeal Spending Cap
05/29/15 CCM calls on General Assembly to quickly fix Senate Bill 1 to better deliver fiscal relief to hard-pressed property taxpayers and reduce municipal overreliance on the regressive property tax
07/01/16 CCM calls on state to continue staffing New Haven and Hartford prisoner detention centers
04/27/16 CCM calls on State to immediately release $60 million in funds that are overdue to towns for critical transportation projects
12/15/15 CCM Elects New Officers and Board of Directors for 2016; Mayor Mark Boughton of Danbury Elected President
02/03/17 CCM Executive Director: State Should Act Outside ‘Comfort Zone’ To Create Economic Stability
05/12/16 CCM Expresses Concerns Regarding Two Aspects of the Budget Implementer Bill
09/08/16 CCM Initial Statement In Response To Superior Court Decision in CCJEF v. Rell School-Funding Decision
09/08/16 CCM initial statement in response to Superior Court decision in CCJEF v. Rell school-funding decision
02/05/16 CCM is working with Governor and Legislators to advance proposed state budget as it affects towns and cities
09/12/16 CCM launches its “Election Campaign 2016” with new public policy report, The Property Tax: How Over-Reliance Jeopardizes Connecticut’s Economic Future.
01/13/16 CCM launches simultaneous media campaigns to advance public's understanding of state aid and property taxes and CCM's collaborative efforts for towns and residents
04/21/16 CCM Launches TV Ad Campaign For Last Weeks of Session
04/07/17 CCM Launching New Video Ad to Support HB 7293 and 6937 – Key Cost Containment Proposals Highlighted in CCM’s “This Is Different” Report
08/29/16 CCM panel ramping up for comprehensive policy development on municipal fiscal operations and regional service delivery
10/05/16 CCM Raises Alarm On Urban Poverty: Report Says Big Cities Struggle To Serve Neediest
01/27/17 CCM Recommends Sweeping Changes To Buttress Municipal Finances
01/29/16 CCM reminds state leaders that unfinished business remains on three issues of concern to towns
12/17/15 CCM Report Highlights Regional Cooperation Efforts
12/17/15 CCM report stresses need for more regional cooperation
09/08/17 CCM Responds to Governor's Latest Budget Proposals
10/16/17 CCM responds to Moody’s actions downgrading credit ratings of towns and cities as state budget impasse drags on
06/30/17 CCM Response To Revised Two-Year Proposed State Budget From House Democratic Leaders
01/03/17 CCM says $50M In Mid-Year Budget Cuts To Municipalities Is Untenable
03/05/15 CCM says 70 towns and cities would receive less aid
05/03/16 CCM says that the Governor’s latest budget proposal calls for nearly $120 million in state aid cuts
10/16/17 CCM statement in response to Governor's latest budget proposal
09/28/17 CCM Statement In Response to New Report By Municipal Market Analytics
09/16/17 CCM Statement on Budget Bill Adopted by the General Assembly
06/03/16 CCM Statement Regarding Last-Minute $20 Million Cut to Towns and Cities
01/24/17 CCM To Release Major Report on a "New Way Forward" for CT Cities and Towns; Executive Director DeLong says "This Report is Different"
01/05/15 CCM's 2015 state legislative priorities announced
01/28/15 CCM's initial response to DEEP's revised stormwater permit proposal for towns
12/07/15 CCM, CBIA & CT AFL-CIO economic summit: report released on top summit findings
10/07/16 CCM, CBIA & CT AFL-CIO to Reconvene Economic Summit Nov. 14; House Speaker Brendan Sharkey to Lead Regional Policy Development at Summit
12/08/15 CCM, CBIA and Connecticut AFL-CIO Briefing on CTN to Release Economic Summit Report & Policy Proposals
01/06/17 CCM, CBIA and CT AFL-CIO reconvene Project B.E.S.T. economic summit: Report released on new findings from work groups at 2016 CCM Convention
05/11/16 CCM, Local Elected Officials Urge Lawmakers To Make Structural Changes
03/03/15 CCM, poised for even greater success, names Joseph DeLong Executive Director
03/29/16 CCM: Deficit Package A Win For Property Taxpayers
07/14/17 CCM: Time For Dueling Press Conferences on Budget Proposals Is Over
05/18/17 Cities and Towns Face Massive State Aid Cuts Under Revised Budget Plan
03/02/16 Cities and towns: don’t burden us with unfunded mandates
06/21/17 Cities, Towns Ask State Leaders in TV Ad, ‘Are You listening?’
01/05/16 City seeks more energy efficient streetlights through partnership with CCM
05/18/15 Click here to listen to CCM radio spot opposing cancer presumption mandate "Proponents are pushing two huge mandates that would unnecessarily cost towns millions..."
05/18/15 Click here to listen to CCM radio spot opposing cancer presumption mandate: "If we don't learn from the past, we are destined to repeat our mistakes..."
05/26/15 Coalition unites to oppose new mega mandate for workers' comp; news conference set for Wed., May 27 at 11 a.m. at State Capitol
04/04/16 Committee bill Would Eliminate State Venue Tax, in Favor of Local One
08/09/17 Connecticut Towns Mull Shrinking Fiscal Options As They Wait For State Budget
02/22/16 Connecticut towns scramble as DMV lists thousands of vehicles in wrong municipalities
06/12/15 Connecticut's local leaders call for more inclusion and transparency in the state budgeting process
10/20/17 Cops to Hamden: “How We Doing?” Residents Surveyed on Police Response, Other Issues
11/04/16 CT Continues To Rely Too Heavily On Property Tax To Fund Education
07/07/16 CT Towns, Medical Examiner Compromise On Handling Of Remains
08/17/17 CT&C August 2017
10/21/16 CT’s Fiscal Woes Could Mean Higher Municipal Borrowing Costs
12/17/15 Danbury Mayor Boughton elected president of statewide municipalities group
06/30/17 Democrats Call For Sales Tax Increase; Possible Vote July 18
03/24/17 Democrats Eyeing Sales Tax Hike To Plug Holes In Next CT Budget
09/01/15 Digital BackOffice to be lead business sponsor of the October 20 CCM Convention and Exposition
12/08/15 Diverse Group of Stakeholders Reaches Consensus on Key Policy Areas
02/12/16 DMV is a car wreck, don’t blame towns
10/14/16 DPH Considers Regionalization, Local Leaders Have Big Concerns
12/08/15 Economic summit makes key recommendations
03/28/16 Editorial: Mind the cities and the good will come
05/19/15 Enact a state budget that protects property taxpayers, Op-Ed by Joe DeLong, CCM Executive Director
12/10/15 End-Of-Session 'Christmas Tree' Bill No Way To Make Law
10/13/17 Fairfield Goes “Electric” -- Cars and Bikes on Display
02/16/16 Firefighters' cancer compensation deal close, but far from a done deal
02/15/16 Firefighters, towns talk compromise on cancer bill
02/29/16 First responders back broader PTSD coverage; Mayor O'Leary warns of bill's potential cost
05/13/16 Five Things To Know About the Budget Implementer: Retirement For All, Yard Goats, Diapers and More General Assembly
02/03/17 Gov. Malloy Proposes Financial Oversight Board to Monitor Troubled Municipalities
01/27/17 Governor, House Speaker Commend CCM and Municipal Leaders for New, Intriguing and Thoughtful Proposals
02/10/16 Governor, municipalities at odds over car tax and DMV
04/07/17 Gov’t Sector Bleeding Jobs in Connecticut
07/21/17 Groton Fire Department Begins New Outreach Effort
07/21/17 Group of CT Municipalities Explore Lawsuit Against Opioid Drugmakers
10/05/16 Group Warns: As Cities Go, So Go The Suburbs
08/17/17 Growing Number of Towns Consider Lawsuit Against Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioid Addiction
03/16/16 Guilford residents save big on prescription drug costs through CCM
03/03/17 Has Regionalism’s Time Finally Come?
09/22/17 Helping Those In Need: Volunteers help feed Hartford, West Hartford Residents
08/30/17 Higher Income Taxes For CT’s Wealthy May Still Be in Play
08/30/17 How Many Cities & Towns Face Insolvency Over Budget Stand-0ff? Malloy Begins Counting
06/01/15 Initial CCM statement in response to state budget agreement
03/24/17 Labor Agreements Impede Shared Services, Cities Say
12/08/15 Labor, Business, Municipalities Press For Reform Following Summit
06/15/17 Lack Of State Budget Brings Uncertainty To Cities, Towns
05/31/17 Lawmakers 'Growing Tired' Of Local Leaders Blaming Legislature For Fiscal Woes, Speaker Says
02/17/17 Lawmakers Renew Debate Over Workers’ Comp Coverage For PTSD
03/10/17 Leadership Unable To Get Municipal Relief Vote Over Finish Line
10/20/17 Legislative Leaders Reach Tentative Deal With No Teachers' Retirement Contribution by Towns
12/08/15 Legislator Blasts Budget Implementer Process
04/07/17 Legislators Hear From Mayors, First Selectmen; Unknowns in State Budget Causing Worries
02/26/16 Legislators Nearing Deal On Cancer Coverage For Firefighters
09/22/17 Local Officials Continue To Worry About Budget Stalemate As Oct. 1 Nears
06/07/16 Malloy Makes ‘Last Minute’ $20 million Cut to State Aid -- Can Towns Depend on Projections?
02/03/17 Malloy Proposes Easing Mandates On Cities And Towns
05/11/17 Malloy Proposes Immediate Budget Cuts, Would Withhold June Local Aid Payments
01/05/17 Malloy's Feb. 8 Budget Proposal To Recalculate Municipal Aid, Education Funding
12/28/15 Mayor Mark Boughton’s statewide stature to increase in 2016 as the president of the 158-member CCM
03/17/17 Milford Seminars: Small Businesses Begin With Big Dreams
11/04/15 More than 100 key CT leaders to convene on Nov. 12- 13 for first-ever economic summit brainstormed by CCM, CBIA and CT AFL-CIO
02/29/16 More than 70 municipal leaders to assemble for CCM Day on the Hill on Tuesday, March 1 at the State Capitol; News conference set for 10:45 a.m. with state legislative Leaders
10/05/17 Municipal aid hits multiply as big grants are cut
08/17/17 Municipal Fund Balances At 5 percent Fall Far Short Of Needed Financial Buffer
09/08/17 Municipal Leaders Have Shown You Our Sustainable Plan — What Is Yours?
03/02/16 Municipal leaders pushing for change in spending cap
01/14/16 Municipal Lobbying Group Launches TV Ad Campaign
08/09/17 Municipal Officials Fear Info Sought By Malloy Could Lead To Slashed Aid
07/28/17 Municipalities Are Increasingly Struggling Without Budget Deal In Place
03/16/16 Municipalities look to streetlights to save money
08/10/16 New CCM Report Shows How Local Officials Can Best Combat Drug Abuse in Their Communities
08/12/16 New CCM report shows how local officials can best combat drug abuse in their communities
03/23/15 New federal data shows low-income students shortchanged for education funding; CCM points to overdependence on property taxes; $600 million underfunding of ECS grant
02/10/17 No One Wants A Share of CT’s Teacher Pension Bill
04/13/17 Northeastern CT Town Leaders Struggle With Creating Firm Budgets This Year
12/11/15 Norwich Bulletin -- Our View: Economic summit produced host of good ideas
02/01/16 Op-Ed --In Connecticut: We Must Become the Change We Want to See, by Joe DeLong CCM Executive Director
12/07/15 OP-ED | State‘s Tax Panel Must Resolve Residents’ Biggest Tax Problem—The Property Tax
12/03/15 OP-ED | State‘s Tax Panel Must Resolve Residents’ Biggest Tax Problem—The Property Tax
01/20/16 OP-ED | What CCM Means by ‘Collaborating for the Common Good’
10/21/16 Organization Draws Focus To Poverty, Struggling CT Cities
07/01/16 Our State: A Good Place To Be Evicted, Except For Towns
03/28/16 Our View: Municipal aid reduction would be tax hike by another name
11/11/15 Over 175 key CT leaders to convene tomorrow Nov. 12- through Nov. 13 for first-ever economic summit
07/24/17 Over 60 Towns & Cities Respond to CCM Survey Illustrating Service & Fiscal Constraints Imposed On Local Governments As New Fiscal Year Begins Amidst Continuing State Budget Impasse
06/17/15 Over 80 municipal officials to assemble for June 18 CCM Annual Meeting; New CCM Executive Director to present first major address on the "New CCM" and legislative concerns with coming Special Session
11/23/16 O’Leary Elected Vice President of CCM
08/22/16 Point Counterpoint; Lori Pelletier, CT AFL-CIO vs. Joe Brennan, CBIA
11/23/16 Portland First Selectwoman To Head Connecticut Conference of Municipalities
02/18/15 Proposed state budget would maintain overall state aid to towns and cities
05/05/17 Punishing Property Tax Just Keeps Growing
08/24/16 Push for Regional Cooperation Intensifies in Connecticut
03/31/17 Raising The State Sales Tax Not Off The Table
12/19/16 Reaching Across Borders Can Be A Win For Towns, Cities
08/25/17 Report From Malloy Seeks To Re- Frame Debate Over Changes To, Need for, State Aid
07/18/16 Report: CT, New England States Lag Nation In Capital Spending
03/16/16 Republicans pitch furloughs, restore hospital aid, put municipal revenue sharing at risk
03/10/15 Resident state trooper proposal would cost 29 towns $3.1 million; total for all towns would exceed $5 million
04/26/17 Sales Tax Proposal Contingent On Cost-Control Measures Being Adopted
05/25/16 Senate Leader Pledges Commitment to Capping ‘Unfair’ Car Tax
05/24/16 Some Win, Some Lose In State Aid Allotments
03/19/15 Special appropriations forum with municipal leaders on Governor proposed budget
02/09/16 Speed DMV lines by shedding collection role; problematic for towns
02/17/17 State Budget Fallout Slams Fairfield
05/27/16 State Handing Towns Responsibility For Unclaimed Human Remains
07/05/17 State To Allow More Input on Cellphone Antenna Placement
10/13/17 Still No Budget: CCM Doesn't Want Pensions Pushed on Towns
04/21/17 Teachers Union, Local Leaders Speak Out Against Pension Cost-Shift Proposal
09/14/17 The Time for Municipal Line-Item Veto of Education budgets Has Come
08/09/16 Town Declines State Grant Over Objections To Municipal Spending Cap
05/11/17 Towns Ask Why CT Officials Won’t Touch Teachers’ Pensions
03/02/16 Towns Look To Fend Off Budget Cuts
06/08/17 Towns Rattled By State's Budget Uncertainty
08/26/16 Towns Wary of Local Spending Cap As State Begins Revenue Sharing
03/01/16 Transportation Committee Debates Merits Of DMV Bill, Delinquent Motor Vehicle Taxes
03/17/17 Trump’s Education Budget: 4 Things To Know For CT Schools
07/05/17 Truth – House Dems Sales Tax Fairer Than Onerous Property Tax Hike
01/15/16 Video on CTN: CCM Capitol News Briefing on the Launch of Statewide Media Campaigns
12/05/16 Walker: ‘Devastating’ Cuts Cannot Solve CT’s Budget Woes
08/25/17 Westport Police Gear Up For Citizen Police Program
05/18/15 With major cancer presumption bill reaching critical stage, CCM begins airing radio messages calling on legislators to turn aside this costly unfunded state mandate
06/15/17 Without a CT Budget by July 1, The Options Are All Bad
06/29/17 Without State Budget, Towns Could See Steep Cuts Under Malloy’s Executive Order

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03/15/16 Bronin Warns Of Layoffs, Deep Cuts As Hartford Struggles Financially
11/16/15 Diverse interests come together at economic summit
12/14/15 Medical Director Charts Tragic Path Town by Town From Opioids To Autopsy
01/12/16 School Funding Lawsuit Goes To Trial
05/05/16 2016 Legislative Session Limps To An End; May 12 Special Session Set for Budget Vote
07/14/17 26 Nonprofits Told To Stop Providing Services As Other Cuts Loom
09/08/17 500 Community Providers Rally For A State Budget Now!
04/07/16 A displeased Malloy to push back with a new budget of his own
12/02/15 A Retirement Incentive Is Off The Table in State Budget Cut Negotiations
04/26/17 A Working City: Torrington Rises to Economic Development Challenge
06/13/16 After Orlando Shooting, CT Lawmakers Renew Push for Federal Gun Reform
09/09/16 After Ruling On School Finding, Officials Ponder Next Step
08/16/16 After Two Decades, it’s New Haven’s SoHo
11/17/15 AG declares constitutional spending cap invalid
12/09/16 All Aboard for Economic Development in Danbury
10/07/16 All Aboard: West Hartford Adds Paramedic Service to Emergency Response
07/01/16 Amid Opioid Crisis, Substance Abuse Treatment Programs Cut Across State
07/27/16 Analysis: CT Bond Premiums Grow Debt by $550 Million Since 2011
09/14/17 Anthem, ConnectiCare Remain on Healthcare Exchange
05/17/16 Aresimowicz seeks to be Speaker; Ritter & Walker in contest for House majority leader
04/15/16 As criticism mounts, Malloy defends education cuts to affluent towns
08/05/16 Average Wait Time Drops At Department of Motor Vehicles
01/21/16 Barnes Predicts $7.1M Deficit
06/16/16 Barnes Warns of Criticism As State Agencies Implement Spending Cuts
08/09/17 Baseball out, Live Concerts In For Bridgeport
03/24/16 Battle Over CT’s Credit Card Heats Up as Malloy Raises Limit Again
01/27/16 Big Changes On The Horizon For State Budget — Performance Measures For Grants To Cities & Towns
12/10/15 Bill closing deficit, cutting business taxes heads to Malloy
06/08/17 Bill Targeting Opioid Crisis Heads to Malloy’s Desk
06/03/15 Bills stack up as legislative session adjournment nears, Hartford Courant
09/22/17 Bipartisan Budget Talks Take Back Seat To Partisan Sniping
12/10/15 Bipartisan Spirit Disappears, Gloves Come Off Following Budget Vote
06/29/17 Bridgeport Job Fair Gives Ex-Offenders ‘Second Chance’
09/22/16 Bridgeport Jobs Program Aims To Give Ex-Offenders A Fresh Start
10/05/17 Bridgeport Prepares to Accept Students From Puerto Rico
09/14/15 Bridgeport, Norwalk and Stamford mayors to discuss resurgence of urban centers at UConn Stamford campus on October 1, CT Post
11/17/15 Budget Deficit Estimated At $4.3B Over Four Years
05/18/17 Budget Negotiations Underway, Labor Agreement Still To Be Reached
06/29/17 Budget Standoff Could Threaten Funding Disruptions Into The Fall
04/26/17 Budget Talks Fall Apart After Committee Leaders Reject Malloy Plans On Pensions, Education Funding
09/22/16 Business Lobby Endorses 102 Candidates For General Assembly
10/20/17 Business Profits Up in Springfield-Harford-New Haven Business Corridor
06/26/15 Car tax cap is good, but state must keep revenue promise to towns, Norwich Bulletin
02/24/17 Casino Revenue Would Stop If Tribes Don’t Build Next Casino
05/07/15 CCM Emergency Management Symposium Broadcast, (CTN) Connecticut Public Affairs Network
06/04/15 CCM statement on 2015 General Assembly session and cities & towns
12/08/15 CCM, CBIA and CT AFL-CIO Briefing oN CTN to Release Economic Summit Policy Proposals
05/08/15 CCM, Mayor Lauretti warn about another mandate, CT Post
10/13/17 CEA and Three Communities Challenge Malloy’s Executive Order
09/14/17 Census Finds Our Commute to Work Has Gotten Longer
01/22/16 Cha-Ching! Connecticut Has Second Highest Concentration of Millionaires
06/02/16 Charter school enrollment set to rise
05/18/15 Click here to listen to CCM radio spot opposing cancer presumption mandate "Proponents are pushing two huge mandates that would unnecessarily cost towns millions..."
05/18/15 Click here to listen to CCM radio spot opposing cancer presumption mandate: "If we don't learn from the past, we are destined to repeat our mistakes..."
05/26/15 Coalition unites to oppose new mega mandate for workers' comp; news conference set for Wed., May 27 at 11 a.m. at State Capitol
11/29/16 Commission Clashes over State Spending Cap
08/24/16 Company Wants to Install New Cell Towers In Over 100 Connecticut Towns
05/12/15 Competing sides ramp up tax debate, CT Mirror
09/02/15 Compromise is never easy: DEEP attempts to revise proposed stormwater permit, CT News Junkie
12/11/15 Connecticut asks for ‘no-fly’ list to screen gun buyers
06/02/16 Connecticut Business Leaders See Stability, Potential Improvement in the Economy
06/15/16 Connecticut economy ‘moving sideways’
11/16/15 Connecticut economy, the facilitator will see you now
12/15/16 Connecticut Moves Up Six Spots In Gallup Well-Being Rankings
09/22/17 Connecticut Municipalities Take First Step To Snag Amazon HQ
06/12/15 Connecticut's local leaders call for more inclusion and transparency in the state budgeting process
12/21/15 Connecticut’s Budget Is In The Black After Corrective Action
01/08/16 Connecticut’s Economy Is A Mixed Bag With ‘This Whole GE Thing Hanging Over Our Heads’
07/07/16 Connecticut’s Labor Market Not Fully Recovered; Other Indicators Raise Concerns
12/08/15 Corporate Tax Cuts and $350 Million In Spending Reductions Coming In Special Session
10/28/16 Cost of Opioid Epidemic Is $80 Billion, Cost of Chronic Pain Even Higher
08/05/16 Costs, Storage Limit Interest In Body Cameras by CT Police
09/28/17 Court Hearing School Funding Case Amid Discord Over Education Aid
03/31/17 Courtney: Tax Increment Financing To Fund Concrete Repairs?
01/27/17 CT A Likely Target of Trump’s New Immigration Policy
06/09/15 CT business taxes actually among lowest in the nation, Op-Ed in Hartford Courant
12/08/15 CT Deficit Plan Taps Many Special Funds And One-Time Sources
02/26/16 CT finances take another big hit as projected revenues plunge
04/26/17 CT Law Enforcement Officials: ‘Scourge’ of Opioid Overdoses Must End
10/21/16 CT Lost 5,200 Jobs Last Month As State layoffs Take Toll
07/28/15 CT News Junkie turns ten years old; at the crossroads, CT News Junkie
01/20/16 CT ranks second in State-Local Tax Burden Rankings for FY 2012, says Tax Foundation
08/24/16 CT Says It’s On Track To End Chronic Homelessness By Year End
08/09/16 CT School Funding On Trial: 5 Key Questions Facing The Judge
11/11/16 CT Town-By-Town Results: Trump Won Many Small Towns Obama Won Four Years Ago
07/20/15 CT unemployment rate hits lowest mark since July 2008, CT Mirror
08/19/15 CT unemployment rate inches closer to national average, CT News Junkie
11/29/16 CT Urban Centers Could Be In Crosshairs of Trump’s Sanctuary City Crackdown
06/16/15 CT's budget's devilish details tarnish final result, CT Mirror
11/16/15 CTN coverage of Economic Summit hosted by CCM, CBIA and CT AFL-CIO
11/17/16 Cultural Hub: Novel ideas Abound At Wilton Library
04/22/16 Democratic Lawmakers Look To Solve Budget Crisis On Their Own
04/21/16 Democratic lawmakers, governor split on budget -- CCM starts up TV Ad
11/11/16 Dialing up Demographics: Groton Surveys Help ID Economic Development Opportunities
11/16/15 Divergent groups tackle state’s economic problems
12/08/15 Diverse Group of Stakeholders Reaches Consensus on Key Policy Areas
06/08/16 DMV Computer Error Means 50,000 Will Receive Incorrect Car Tax Bills
03/10/17 Drone Helps Keep North Stonington Firefighters Out Of Harm’s Way
07/15/15 Drop in arrests, jail admissions, in first half of 2015, Hartford Courant
09/08/17 Economist: Long-awaited Full CT Job Recovery Will Hit In 2019
01/12/17 Electric Boat Poised To Hire 1,350 For Groton Sub Work
05/19/15 Enact a state budget that protects property taxpayers, Op-Ed by Joe DeLong, CCM Executive Director
11/11/16 Eroding Revenues Widen Gap In Next Two-Year State Budget by $500 Million
08/24/15 Fairfield First Selectman: there is no replacing GE, The Hartfordite Blog
11/23/16 Fasano: Bipartisan Talks On Top Budget Issues Should Begin
07/26/16 Fewer Women in Office Than Men in Connecticut
04/21/17 Finance Committee Explores Abundance of Revenue Ideas As Deadline Nears
04/08/16 Finance Package Falls About $360M Short of Closing Budget Deficit
05/13/15 Firefighter cancer bill moving ahead, Norwich Bulletin
09/10/15 First-ever certification program for Registrars of Voters begins at UConn, CT News Junkie
01/20/16 Food stamps ending for some in CT towns with high employment
11/18/15 Forbes Drops Connecticut’s Business Ranking
03/17/17 From Taxing Shopping Bags To Licensing Cats, Several Bills Would Boost State Revenue
11/18/15 GE CEO: “We’ll always have a big presence in Conn.” -- but the search for a new site is ongoing
01/15/16 GE: How it connected with Fairfield, what its HQ loss means
08/17/17 GoNewHavenGO Competition Encourages Sustainable Travel
06/10/16 GOP Calls On Democrats To Override Malloy And Restore Municipal Aid
02/19/16 Governor Attends Appropriations hearing; Listens To Complaints About Budget
08/24/15 Governor elevates deputy to chief of staff, Hartford Courant
06/30/15 Governor explained why he raised taxes, CT News Junkie
07/28/17 Governor Says Budget Could Be Delayed Until Fall
06/12/15 Governor seeks to roll back $220 million in business taxes; CCM, local leaders want seat at table, CT Mirror
10/28/16 Griebel: Private Sector Can Help Hartford Deal With Financial Problems
05/05/17 Hartford Teeters As State Aid Hangs In The Balance
09/16/16 Hartford's Budget Shortfall Worsens, Now Projected At $22.6 Million
04/13/17 Hat City Makeover: Danbury to Convert Shuttered Music Hall into Community Theater
12/15/16 Help In Place For Homeless Around Hartford As Temperature Drops
04/15/16 Higher property taxes a lousy state budget fix
06/21/17 Homelessness Fell 24% In Three Years. How did Connecticut Do It?
06/03/15 House agrees on budget that includes unitary business tax, Hartford Business Journal
05/15/15 House approves bill requiring Ed. Commissioner to have classroom, administrative experience, Hartford Courant
05/11/15 House approves change in minimum budget requirement, CT News Junkie
11/23/15 House Democrats hope to resolve deficit by Christmas
11/23/15 House Dems Say ‘No’ To Retirement Incentive Program
03/31/17 House Leader Ponders Phasing In Shift In Teacher Pension Costs To Municipalities
03/24/17 House Speaker: Tolls ‘Inevitable,’ Hospital Tax And Pension Plan Unlikely
05/31/16 House To Meet This Week -- June 2 -- in Special Session for Bond Package
06/04/15 House, Senate approve $40 billion budget, Gov ready to sign it, Hartford Courant
12/15/16 How Did Connecticut’s Economy Fall Behind?
06/30/15 How much does your town gain or lose in the state budget, CT Mirror
11/04/16 In Harmony: New Alliance Promotes Monroe Arts and Culture
11/19/15 Indiana said no; New Haven said yes to Syrian refugee family
06/01/15 Initial CCM statement in response to state budget agreement
03/03/17 Insurance CEOs Donate $50M For A 'Healthy' Hartford
06/26/15 It is time to stampede the elephants in the room, Manchester Journal Inquirer
08/21/15 Joe Scarborough is firm on taxes, less so on his plans, CT Mirror
11/16/15 Ken Dixon: Solving state economic woes in a basement by the shore
07/07/16 Keno Rakes In Revenue for CT In First Two Months
05/12/16 Key Documents Still Missing; Senate Leaders Remain Confident; Budget Implementer Bill Presented
03/24/17 Knock on Wood: Free Trees Are Enhancing New Haven Neighborhoods
07/05/17 Lack of candidates for local offices causing concern
05/11/17 Last Link in Cheshire Greenway Underway to Connect New Haven to Southington
11/11/16 Lawmakers Elect Their State legislative Leaders
11/25/15 Lawmakers Look To Second Week of December for Special Session
12/20/16 Lawmakers Won't Take Tax Hikes Off Table
09/30/16 Leaked Draft Bill Seeks To Regionalize Municipal Health Departments
11/05/15 Legislative Leaders, Malloy Agree On $350-$370M Budget Shortfall
06/21/17 Legislative Leaders, Malloy Meet And Aim For June 29
08/25/17 Legislators Feeling Heat Over Budget Stalemate
07/21/17 Legislators Hope To Vote On Budget Deal Before July ends
07/29/15 Legislators resist giving Gov his transportation funding lock box, CT Mirror
08/14/15 Legislators seeking to change municipal pension rule told to write a letter, CT Mirror
05/05/17 Legislators Starting To Face 'Grim Reality' House Speaker Says
06/04/15 Legislature heads into overtime, CT News Junkie
05/11/17 Legislature Poised To Loosen High School Graduation Requirements
12/01/15 Lembo Calls On Lawmakers & Governor To Target Bigger Budget Shortfall
03/10/17 Local Elected Officials Tell Lawmakers To Take Teacher Pension Shift Off the Table
05/05/17 Making Money At Guilford Golf Course
01/05/16 Malloy Administration Identifies Savings, But Not Everyone Is Pleased -- Inlcudes Cuts In Municipal Aid
12/28/15 Malloy announces new program in New Haven to reduce prison recidivism
07/13/16 Malloy Defends Bond Commission Borrowing, Calls It An Investment
02/12/16 Malloy Forum In Stamford -- no tax hikes; can't hold everyone harmless from cuts
01/05/16 Malloy Heads To White House For Obama’s Executive Action on Guns
04/01/16 Malloy hears from homeowners with crumbling basements
03/09/16 Malloy hints at state layoffs, another round of municipal aid cuts
07/07/15 Malloy maintains optimism over state budget, CT News Junkie
02/25/16 Malloy Makes His Budget Case; Residents Push Back
12/02/15 Malloy Meeting With GE on HQ; Changing Unitary Tax
06/10/15 Malloy open to conversation about business taxes as GE puts one foot out the door, CT News Junkie
03/17/16 Malloy orders more cuts as lawmakers vow to close deficit by April 1
04/13/17 Malloy Plan Hands Poorest Municipalities A Life Preserver and Anchor
01/12/17 Malloy Refuses To Take Tax Increases Off The Table
01/27/17 Malloy Seeks Borrowing To Help Homeowners With Crumbling Foundations
07/13/15 Malloy signs 268 bills, vetoes 9, CT News Junkie
05/26/16 Malloy Signs Bill To Assist Towns In Dealing With Hoarding Cases -- Another Blight Issue
02/04/16 Malloy targets municipal aid, agency budgets, perhaps ‘thousands’ of jobs
08/24/15 Malloy trying to keep GE headquarters in CT, Hartford Courant
07/14/17 Malloy Vetoes Changes To Affordable Housing Law
03/17/17 Malloy, Casinos Tout Tourism As Major State Industry
05/02/16 Malloy, Democrats bring very different perspectives to budget crisis
02/10/17 Malloy: Let Towns Pay For Resident Troopers
06/14/16 Malloy’s Line-Item Budget Vetoes Stand as House, Senate Split
12/01/15 Many Connecticut Residents Left Behind In Economic Recovery
08/21/15 Mark Ojakian, Gov.'s Chief of Staff, named interim president of CSCU system, Hartford Courant
07/11/16 Mary Fritz, Wallingford State Legislator For More Than Three Decades, Dies at 78
02/10/17 Mayor Calls Proposed $10.2 Million Cut In State Aid A ‘Financial Tsunami’
08/30/17 Mayors, First Selectmen Seek To Avoid Deep Cuts As State Budget Stalemate Continues
05/17/16 Measure strips $1B in bonded projects off of CT’s credit card
12/08/15 Member of Transportation Finance Panel Wants To Postpone Lockbox Vote
08/04/15 Meriden residents, joining 126 other towns,  now eligible for CCM's Prescription Discount Card Program, Meriden Record-Journal
02/17/17 Microgrid Energy Project Hits Home Run In Bridgeport
01/05/17 Middletown Ordinance Bans Use of Chemical Waste From Fracking
04/21/17 Milford Adopts Plan to Boost Business and Market Harbor Area
08/17/16 Mixed Messages Regarding Opioid Epidemic
10/07/16 More Layoffs, Vo-Tech School Closures Possible As Malloy's Budget Office Seeks Spending Cuts
09/01/15 Municipal primary elections to be pushed back one week for 2015, set for Sept. 16, CT News Junkie
10/21/16 Municipal Workers Going To The Dogs; City Launches Volunteer Dog Walking Program
06/16/16 Murphy ends filibuster saying two gun measures will get votes
07/20/16 National Civic League Honors New Britain and Nine Other Communities as 2016 All-America City Award Winners
08/02/16 National Unrest Sharpens CT’s Focus On Police-Community Trust
02/10/17 Naugatuck Saves Time and Trees With BoardDocs
09/28/17 Negotiations On Hospital Tax Deal Clouded by Hospitals' Lawsuit
10/05/17 New Canaan Middle School Gets State Of The Art Makeover
05/25/17 New Canaan Works With Clean Your Mile Campaign
09/30/16 New Data Shows Most UConn Grads From CT Staying In State
08/25/17 New Democratic Budget Plan Includes Mandate Relief, Sales Tax Hike
07/01/16 New Gun Laws Virtually Dead For This Year, CT Lawmakers Concede
09/08/17 New Haven Healthy Start Continues Critical Outreach
07/13/16 New Haven Police Chief: City Could Help Teach Community Policing In Wake Of National Tensions
07/20/16 New Haven police demonstrate traffic stop safety for police and motorists in a frightening time
11/30/16 New Haven Zoning Changes Embrace New Urbanism
05/31/17 New Haven ‘Perfect Blend’ Program Offers Leadership Training, Mentoring For Girls
06/08/16 New Haven, Hartford Police Seek State Delay in Closure of Lock-Ups
07/05/17 New Laws Go Into Effect in July
07/08/15 New laws start this month, CT News Junkie
03/03/17 New London Police Provide Guidance as CT Coyote Population Soars
11/01/16 New Milford Gets Ready for Sale of Town-Owned Property
06/21/17 New Milford's 13-Town Sewer District Sets Up 2-Tier Pricing
05/18/16 New Pew Trust Report: Connecticut Has One of Highest Public Debt to Personal Income Ratios
07/14/17 New Preserve Expands New Milford’s Hiking And Outdoor Opportunities
07/28/17 New Springfield-Hartford-New Haven Commuter Rail Set For May 2018 Start
05/31/17 New York City Competing Hard for Aetna Headquarters
11/04/15 Next Year Connecticut Voters Will Get Immediate Election Results, But Not In 2017 -- CT News Junkie
06/15/17 No End In Sight For Budget Negotiations
07/15/15 No veto overrides planned by State Legislature, Hartford Courant
10/14/16 Nonpartisan analysts: CT budget is $78M in deficit
02/05/16 Nonprofit Community Warns of Cuts To Safety Net
01/12/17 North Branford Fire Facility Is Model For Cost-Effectiveness And Modern Equipment
04/13/17 Off The Radar: Thousands Of Children Chronically Truant Across Connecticut
05/08/15 Officials fight expanded workers' compensartion for public safety employees, WTNH-TV Channel 8
07/14/15 Ojakian to leave as Malloy Chief of Staff, CT Mirror
12/03/15 OP-ED | State‘s Tax Panel Must Resolve Residents’ Biggest Tax Problem—The Property Tax
04/07/17 Open Door Policy: New London Schools Embrace Immigrant Community
10/14/16 Open Space: Ridgefield Tackling Boundary Violations
09/28/17 Opinion: Legislating Connecticut Pension Reform Necessary
06/02/16 Opioid Epidemic Fueling Hospitalizations, Hospital Costs
01/26/16 OPM Secretary: No Tax Increases Next Week
06/13/16 Orlando Mass Shooting Rekindles Connecticut's Gun Debate
06/17/15 Over 80 municipal officials to assemble for June 18 CCM Annual Meeting; New CCM Executive Director to present first major address on the "New CCM" and legislative concerns with coming Special Session
12/29/15 Panel struggles to solve state’s property tax woes
03/03/17 Plaintiffs Ask Lawmakers For Study of Education Funding Formula
08/10/15 Plainville streetlights to provide Wi-Fi, not just lights -- Hartford Courant
11/17/16 Political Pupils: Civics Gets Renewed Attention In Schools
10/25/16 Poll Finds A Majority of Connecticut Voters Support Education Ruling
10/20/17 Possible Bond Rating Downgrade Leaves Municipalities Worried About Roads, Bridges, Schools
02/24/17 Rails To Trails: Pomfret to Putnam Connector to get Major Upgrades
09/30/16 Real Crime, Real Time: Hartford Police Using Enhanced Surveillance Cameras
10/14/16 Report: 38 Percent of CT Residents Can’t Meet Basic Needs
05/05/15 Revenues fall short, leaving 2015 state budget in deficit, CT News Junkie
12/17/15 S&P warns Malloy’s pension plan could cause bond rating cut
02/17/17 S&P Worried About Proposed Cost Shift Onto CT Towns
07/05/17 Salem Museum Joins Neighborhood Assistance Program
09/14/17 Saving Big Bucks: Zone Change Benefits Homeowners in East Haven
03/24/17 Saving Lives: Meriden Police Adding Narcan To Their Response
03/18/16 School bus seat belt funding goes; bill would mandate seat belts on new buses
01/19/16 School funding on trial: 5 things to know
08/12/15 School to prison pipeline sparks frank debate at State Capitol, CT News Junkie
08/09/17 Sen. Blumenthal Tells Insurance Industry Policies That Don’t Cover Crumbling Foundations May Violate Law
11/20/15 Senate Dems break with House, go own way on deficit
06/04/15 Senate Dems threaten nuclear option -- cutting off debate -- to pass budget and $2 billion tax hike, CT Mirror
06/08/17 Session Ends With Aid To Hartford, Towns On Hold
09/30/16 Several New State Laws Take Effect in October
01/27/17 Seymour and Nonprofit Partner To Provide New Adult Day Care Program
11/06/15 Sharkey Admits Mistakes Were Made In Balancing Budget
11/11/15 Shrinking revenue forecast shows CT’s red ink spreading fast
09/22/16 Sikorsky, Malloy Cut Tentative Deal To Produce New Helicopter In Connecticut
10/13/17 Site Names Two CT Cities To 'Top Foodie' List
07/08/15 Some bright spots in the state's sluggish economy, CT Mirror
07/09/15 Speaker's property tax legislation rides through in the budget implementer, CT News Junkie
04/21/17 Speaker: Not Enough Support for Pension Bills to Towns
07/28/16 Stamford school turns into ‘pop-up department store' for free back-to-school clothes and supplies for disadvantaged
06/08/17 Stamford, New Haven Among ‘Innovation Places’ Grant Winners
09/02/15 State agencies asked to prepare cuts, CT News Junkie
06/08/15 State budget gambling on middle clas, CT Post
08/17/17 State Budget Impasse Forces Schools To Cut Staff, Put Positions On Hold
05/31/17 State Closes Deficit for This Fiscal year -- With No Municipal Aid Cuts
07/21/15 State commits resources to reduce violence in Hartford, CT News Junkie
07/27/15 State considering layoffs as federal funding dries up, Hartford Courant
03/11/16 State Employee Layoffs Are ‘Imminent’
02/03/17 State Employee Pension Agreement Crosses Finish Line -- Saving $570 Million Next Year
11/16/15 State leaders should jump on this chance to shine
12/22/15 State must cut its borrowing to avoid maxing out credit card
11/04/16 State Officials Issue Drought Watch For Most Counties
07/18/16 State Officials: No Connecticut Law Violated When It Comes To Crumbling Foundations
02/09/16 State Rep. Michelle Cook reintroduces bill to help firefighters diagnosed with cancer
02/24/17 State Shifts Residential Costs For Intellectually Disabled Children To Local Schools, Property Taxpayers
09/21/16 State Supreme Court Says It Will Review School Funding Case
11/17/16 State Workers' Pensions, Retiree Health Care Fuel $1.3 Billion Budget Shortfall
07/07/16 Statistics Show Typical Eastern Connecticut Drug Addict Is Middle-Aged White Man
07/28/17 Stratford Launches Social Media Campaign to Clean Up Town
05/24/16 Stubborn Deficit Remains In This Year’s Budget
07/21/17 Study Assesses Impact Of Obamacare In CT -- 160,000 Gained Coverage
07/13/16 Survey Finds Small Businesses Are Hiring Across CT Cities and Towns
08/11/15 Tax-free week starts Sunday, CT Post
11/04/16 Teacher Pension Costs to Surge, Widen Hole in Next State Budget
01/14/16 Tetreau: GE Move Will Affect Jobs, Homes In Fairfield And Beyond
08/20/15 The rise of the sharing economy, The Economist
05/05/17 Third Casino Higly LIkely As Part of State Budget Deal
01/12/17 Third Casino Shaping Up As A Tough Sell
06/02/15 Top CT city Insurer names new CEO, Hartford Business Journal
05/14/15 Top lawmakers say more communication needed on bill to protect firefighters, CT News Junkie
05/18/17 Top Notch: Guilford Becomes Fourth In CT With International Baccalaureate Program
07/28/17 Torrington School Year Could Be Delayed As Officials Wrangle With Lack of State Budget
05/08/15 Towns voice concerns over potential change in workers' compensation law for firefghters, CT News Junkie
11/10/15 Towns, businesses, unions unite at Nov. 12 - 13 conference on CT's economic future
01/20/16 Transportation advocates say widening I-95 won’t ease congestion
11/06/15 Transportation advocates urge ‘lockbox’ despite budget woes
06/29/17 Transportation Group Says Connecticut’s Rural Roads Are Deficient
06/08/17 Transportation Lockbox Enacted For Improvements to CT’s Roads and Bridges
11/11/15 Treasurer raises more concerns about Malloy’s plan for pensions
09/11/15 Tribes set to pitch new casino; Enfield and East Hartford among potential sites, CT Mirror
03/10/17 Trump Administration Considers $6 Billion Cut To HUD Budget
05/25/17 Trump Budget Proposal Has Massive Cuts To Social Programs
12/20/16 Trump Team Plans For Infrastructure ‘Task Force’ To Advance Top Spending Priority
09/16/16 Two Connecticut School Systems, for the Rich and Poor
08/30/17 Two Hospitals Conduct Health Assessments in New London Neighborhoods
01/08/16 U.S. asks CT, other states, for help enforcing gun rules
03/03/16 Underscoring fiscal crisis: Legislature considers furloughs; judiciary cancels raises
05/25/17 Union Leaders Selling Labor Concessions Deal to Members
01/25/16 Union Wants Change To Teacher Evaluations
10/28/16 Up, Up and Away – Plainville firefighters learn hot air balloon safety
10/05/17 Venture Funding Surges in CT
10/21/16 Voter Registration Tops 2 Million in CT
05/18/17 Wall Street Continues To Pile Onto Connecticut
08/15/16 West Hartford Police Adopt LGBT Policy
06/15/17 West Haven Neighborhood Thriving On New Mixed Use Developments
09/16/16 West Haven waterfront business development signals rebrith
03/31/17 WhatsApp is Whats Up as New Community Policing Tool in New Haven
01/05/17 With A Divided Legislature, New Lawmakers May Wield Influence In General Assembly
12/09/16 With An Eye On Legislature, Bronin Makes Pitch To Suburbs
05/18/15 With major cancer presumption bill reaching critical stage, CCM begins airing radio messages calling on legislators to turn aside this costly unfunded state mandate
06/02/15 Workers' Comp Agency Names New CEO, Hartford Courant
05/19/15 Would state sales tax hike really translate into local tax relief, CT Mirror
12/01/15 Youth incarceration down; obstacles remain for some discharges