United Bank today announced that four local charities in North Haven received a generous donation of $1,250 each from the United Bank Foundation Connecticut during an event they hosted at their North Haven banking branch location.
Republican lawmakers in the Connecticut General Assembly today proposed a revised 2017 budget that closes the state’s projected $935.7 million deficit, restores funding to core social services, protects local town education funding, and implements long-term structural changes to the state budget.
Following calls by hospitals, advocates for the disabled, and many others for legislative action to address Governor Malloy’s recent devastating budget cuts, Senate and House Republican legislators have all signed a petition seeking a special session of the General Assembly to rebuild the state budget and formally requested Democrat legislators do the same.
State awards North Haven $500,000 STEAP grant to demolish and replace nonfunctioning concession stand, install permanent bathrooms and locker rooms, replace visitor bleachers and repair fencing for local teams.
On September 18, Governor Malloy single-handedly passed $103 million in new budget cuts, including $63.4 million in reduced Medicaid payments to hospitals. The result of these cuts would increase hospitals’ tax liability to the state by over $267 million between fiscal year 2015 and fiscal year 2016, raising the state tax burden for hospitals to almost $500 million annually.