Connecticut's $500 Million Deficit Puts Double-A at Risk, Analysts Say
- The pompoms are off. Soule, Alexander // Fairfield County Business Journal;4/5/2010, Vol. 49 Issue 14, p3
The article focuses on the conflict among politicians in Connecticut including Representative Chris Donovan, speaker of the House of Representatives, Senator Donald Williams, president of the state senate and Representative Larry Cafero, about the state's budget deficit.
- Fiscal crisis demands action by legislature, governor. Duff, Bob // Fairfield County Business Journal;3/29/2010, Vol. 49 Issue 13, p34
The article presents the author's view on the significance of immediate action by the legislature and the governor in the state of Connecticut regarding the effects of global recession which caused economic depression that need urgent plan to solve the state's budget deficit for the fiscal year.
- Connecticut 2009: What will the future bring? Woodward, Vince // Fairfield County Business Journal;1/12/2009, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p30
The author reflects on the condition of Connecticut in 2009. He discusses the economic crisis experienced by the state which, according to him, began in June 2007 within the financial sector as banks became unwilling to lend each other, and which later on spread to other industries. The author...
- Democratic tax increases imperil state's economic future. Gibbons, Lile R. // Fairfield County Business Journal;4/1/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 13, p38
Focuses on the risk brought by tax increases on the economic future in Connecticut. Increase in the marginal tax rate on income featured in the proposals of the Democrats; Projected budget deficit; Decline in capital gains income.
- Making work. // Fairfield County Business Journal;1/18/2010, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p30
In this article, the author discusses the issues on budget deficit, increase unemployment rate and payroll taxes in 2010 in Connecticut. The author mentions the assertions of State Comptroller Nancy Wyman that the 36.2 million dollars budget deficit is due to a net increase in revenues and net...
- Time to Change Direction. // Fairfield County Business Journal;4/22/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 16, p27
The article offers information on the economic condition and reform in Connecticut. It mentions that the first priority of the state is closing its $2 billion budget deficits. It notes that the Turning the Tide report of Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA) on state spending...
- Survey shows dour outlook. Soule, Alexander // Fairfield County Business Journal;1/18/2010, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p3
The article reports on results of a survey of employers published by the Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA). This survey suggested increasing willingness of employers in Connecticut to expand elsewhere because of their concern on the impact of state budget deficits on their...
- Connecticut Comptroller: Act Now on Budget Hole. Burton, Paul // Bond Buyer;4/6/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34286, p1
Connecticut's estimated general fund deficit for fiscal 2015 has spiked to $172.8 million and leaders should act on it now, said state Comptroller Kevin Lembo.
- Trends. // Fairfield County Business Journal;08/10/98, Vol. 37 Issue 32, p9
Details economic and social trends in Connecticut for the week ending August 10, 1998. Includes projected growth of industries in Connecticut through the year 2006; Commendation for the state's decision to increase funding for pre-kindergarten and school-age programs.