Connecticut continues to take in revenue with estimates now showing a $1.35 billion surplus for fiscal year 2023.
Gov. Lamont unveiled his budget, proposing $550 million in tax cuts and making investments in housing and education.
Connecticut has reversed a structural imbalance in its budget, with revenue growth now outpacing the growth of fixed costs.
Comptroller-elect Sean Scanlon says he needs $122 million to fully fund pandemic bonuses for private sector workers.
Faith Ham of Cheshire writes: Sure, some residents may benefit, but, in reality, most taxpayers will pony up more – lots more.
The Connecticut budget included a provision affecting private home care providers that never received a vote in the General Assembly.