BUDGETS

Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy is ramping up his campaign against the GOP budget passed by the state General Assembly. On Monday Malloy held an event at UConn’s satellite campus at Avery Point in Groton to criticize the GOP for cutting funds to UConn.

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Massachusetts politicians are getting involved in the sweepstakes surrounding Amazon's hunt for a second headquarters. That long-term goal comes as the state receives some good short-term news on tax collections.

As the state continues to operate without a budget, the impact on the city of Hartford only get more dire.

Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy has said he will veto a Republican budget that was passed by the Connecticut General Assembly over the weekend. In stunning political move, three Senate Democrats—Paul Doyle of Wethersfield, Joan Hartley of Waterbury and Gayle Slossberg of Milford—and six House Democrats joined Republicans in voting for the bill.

Pittsfield High School is designed to accomodate 1,600 students, but only had about 900 during the last school year.
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The Massachusetts state budget for fiscal 2018 includes the largest-ever appropriation for public schools. But some school superintendents say that won't change much for their districts.

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