Stratton decries “illegal” funding
The city is spending in excess of $40 million on health care and other benefits for teachers and school administrators, according to New Haven alder Michael Stratton.
PILOT proposals multiply
When it comes to Payment in Lieu of Taxes, or PILOT, Connecticut legislators can now take their pick.
Budget draws sharp criticism
In response to Harp's budget proposal, nearly 70 city residents appeared at a public hearing to send a unanimous message: do not raise our taxes.
Obama: wage bump “common sense”
Barack Obama told 3,000 audience members at Central Connecticut State University that “it is time to give America a raise.”
Harp pitches budget
Mayor Toni Harp pitched a $510.8 million budget on Friday, asking taxpayers to chip in an additional 3.8 percent for a spending plan.
Looney eyes top Senate spot
Martin Looney, an unassuming but powerful lawmaker and influential New Haven politico, is in line for the top leadership role in the Connecticut State Senate.