May 15th, 2014
1:43 pm
May 15th, 2014 | City
Proposed tax hike halved

Alders backed amendments to minimize Mayor Toni Harp’s proposed tax hike by flat-funding education and tweaking personnel costs, among other changes.

May 13th, 2014
1:34 pm
May 13th, 2014 | City
School funding still sticking point of budget

In the latest standoff between a New Haven alder and the leadership of the school district, New Haven Public Schools Superintendent Garth Harries ’95 asserted that cutting $40 million from the city’s education budget would force the district to cut 200 teaching positions.

May 9th, 2014
6:12 pm
May 9th, 2014 | City
No PILOT reform in 2014

The 2014 legislative session concluded Wednesday night in Hartford without reform to Connecticut’s Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) program, which reimburses towns and cities for nontaxable property.

May 4th, 2014
5:36 pm
May 4th, 2014 | City
College Wine’s liquor license suspended

College Wine will not be selling wine — or any other form of alcohol — for the next six weeks.

Apr 30th, 2014
1:55 pm
April 30th, 2014 | City
City announces new savings

As the first in a pledged series of efforts to tackle the city’s pension obligations, Mayor Toni Harp and municipal union stewards gathered Wednesday to announce a $700,000 in annual savings that will help pay down the unfunded portions of the pension funds.

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