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

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