Denise Nappier

  • Two Wall Street firms downgrade Connecticut bonds

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Two of the four Wall Street rating agencies lowered Connecticut’s credit rating one notch prior to an upcoming bond sale. Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings lowered Connecticut’s general obligation bonds from AA to AA-. Moody’s Investors Service and Kroll Bond Ratings affirmed their Aa3 and AA ratings, respectively, but gave the…

  • Labor, Malloy find common ground on pension funding

    HARTFORD, Conn. – There’s very little these days that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget director, Ben Barnes, and Daniel Livingston, the lead negotiator for the State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition, can agree upon. But shoring up the state’s pension fund is one of them. State officials plan to put forward recommendations to tackle a spike…

  • 3 of the 4 Wall Street rating agencies have a ‘negative outlook’ of Connecticut bonds

    HARTFORD, Conn. – All four Wall Street credit rating agencies reaffirmed their bond ratings for Connecticut’s general obligation bonds, but three of the four offered a “negative outlook” on the state’s credit rating in advance of a bond sale.

  • Malloy faces uphill battle in selling pension plan changes

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Two constitutional officers from the same political party say there are still too many unanswered questions about Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s draft proposal to change the pension system for Connecticut state employees and teachers.

  • Unclaimed property boosts state coffers

    Unclaimed property boosts state coffers

    HARTFORD, Conn. – The state’s General Fund got a $69 million boost recently from the collection of unclaimed property, according to State Treasurer Denise Nappier. The amount generated from unclaimed property that was deposited into the general fund was 56 percent more than was projected, and more than triple the $22.9 million deposited during the…

  • Nappier to Malloy: Budget may harm CT’s reputation with investors

    HARTFORD, Conn. – State Treasurer Denise Nappier wrote Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Friday saying his two-year budget proposal, which is shy about $325 million in debt service, is “too aggressive” and could harm Connecticut’s reputation with investors.

  • Candidates for state treasurer spar in their only debate

    WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – The one and only 25-minute debate between Democratic State Treasurer Denise Nappier and her Republican challenger Tim Herbst wasn’t long enough. The two candidates sparred after the debate at NBC Connecticut’s West Hartford studio.

  • Another debate scheduled in race for state treasurer

    HARTFORD, Conn. – State Treasurer Denise Nappier, who bowed out of her first debate for “personal reasons,” said Friday that she will participate in a debate hosted by NBC Connecticut on Wednesday, Oct. 29.

  • Nappier a no-show at state treasurer debate

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Since August, Republican Tim Herbst has been trying to get state Treasurer Denise Nappier to agree to a debate. Until Tuesday morning it looked as if it was actually going to happen. Herbst and Nappier would share the stage at the Hartford Public Library and talk about their views of the office.…