Cities and towns facing devastating cuts, urge budget passage

The U.S. Flag flies at half-staff over the Connecticut State Capitol Monday morning.

Three full months past the end of the fiscal year and Connecticut continues to be the only state in the nation operating without a budget.

The impacts now sparking frustrations among city and town leaders across the state.

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities urged the state to pass a budget with under their recommendations, including structural reforms, a focus on urban growth and development, and one with ability to increase to property taxes.

State education funding cuts for selected towns

The following is a comparison of Education Cost Sharing for Fiscal Year 2017 and Fiscal Year 2018.  See here how much public education funding selected cities and towns will lose if the budget does not get passed and the state continues to operate under the Governor’s Executive Authority.

Find out how your town fares