• Malloy forum highlights stakes of budget battle

    HARTFORD, Conn. – For the past 37 years, Mike Robinson and Richard Zboray have shared a room in a state-run group home in Manchester. Together with a few other residents and three staffers who have been with them for at least 17 years apiece, they have created what amounts to a family at Waterford Commons,…

  • Lawmakers open to property tax relief lock box

    Lawmakers open to property tax relief lock box

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Democratic legislative leaders said there may not be any language in the budget guaranteeing that future legislatures will continue to use a half percent of the sales tax to fund property tax relief on motor vehicles, but they were optimistic that the funds would continue to be used for their intended purpose.