Editorial: Enough With The Tax Hikes -
Hartford CourantEditorial: Enough With The Tax HikesHartford CourantTime and again they've scrounged for more taxes as Connecticut has plodded along in what its budget chief, Ben Barnes, called "a state of permanent fiscal crisis." This never-ending search isn't helping Connecticut get back the jobs and residents it ...and more »
Posted on 25 April 2017 | 3:04 am
Luke Cage season 2 to begin production in
Luke Cage season 2 to begin production in JuneLooperThe Punisher stars Jon Bernthal as Frank Castle/the Punisher, Ben Barnes as Billy Russo/Jigsaw, Ebon Mass-Bachrach as Micro, and Amber Rose Revah as Dinah Madani. Plot details and a set debut date (apart from a 2017 window) for The Punisher ...and more »
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 2:58 pm
Underperforming Income Tax Receipts
CT News JunkieUnderperforming Income Tax Receipts Complicate Budget PictureCT News Junkie“Both sources have underperformed their targets,” OPM Secretary Ben Barnes wrote in his monthly letter to Lembo. Complicating the budget picture even further is a public hearing Tuesday on several proposals to increase taxes and eliminate tax exemptions.and more »
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 12:36 pm
CT finance chief projects '17 budget surplus
CT finance chief projects '17 budget surplusHartford Business... higher than Comptroller Kevin Lembo's last forecast of $11.8 million in March, also comes with a projected operating deficit of $29.2 million in the Special Transportation Fund, according to Ben Barnes, secretary of the state Office of Policy ...
Posted on 21 April 2017 | 8:31 am
Gov. Malloy is already hard to top for
Gov. Malloy is already hard to top for boldness and unpopularity ...Journal InquirerState House Republican Minority Leader Themis Klarides remarked this week that to solve Connecticut's catastrophic budget problems elected officials must be ...and more »
Posted on 1 April 2017 | 12:04 am
2016 Budget On Track To End With Small
One month into the new 2016 fiscal year, Office of Policy and Management Secretary Ben Barnes estimated that the state would end it next June with an $800,000 surplus. In his monthly letter to state Comptroller Kevin Lembo, Barnes wrote that “at this ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 11:30 pm
Today's Celebrity Birthdays
Actor Ben Barnes ("Prince Caspian") is 34. Actress Meghan Ory ("One Upon a Time") is 33. Actor Andrew Garfield is 32. Actor Brant Daugherty is 30. Singer-actress Demi Lovato is 23. Canadian mezzo-soprano singer Aria Tesolin is 22.
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 1:22 pm
Entrepreneurs Want to Build Transit Pods to
As our partners at the Austin Business Journal first reported, Richard Garriott and Ben Barnes want to adapt a personal rapid transit system to fit downtown Austin's needs. A spokeswoman for the entrepreneurs says the system would run on tracks over Austin ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 1:28 am
How a space-faring entrepreneur intends to
Garriott has partnered with the Ben Barnes Group, headed by former lieutenant governor of Texas Ben Barnes, to help attract the investors and political support necessary to bring this type of large-scale infrastructure project to life. A PRT system ...
Posted on 12 August 2015 | 11:11 pm
Ben Barnes Talks ‘Seventh Son’ on The
If your hearts a-throbbin', you must be listening to this week's very special episode of The B-Movies Podcast. This week, host William Bibbiani (everyone calls him "Bibbs") sits down for an extended, off the cuff interview with the dashing leading man Ben ...
Posted on 3 February 2015 | 4:03 pm