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  • OLR Research Report: Teachers and Social Security

    Research report from the Connecticut General Assembly's nonpartisan Office of Legislative Research that provides background information on why Connecticut public school teachers are not covered by Social Security.

  • Auditors of Public Accounts' Reports on State Retirement Funds

    These reports from Connecticut's Auditors of Public Accounts examine the operations and financial records of various state retirement funds maintained by the Retirement Division of the State Comptroller’s Office.

  • Connecticut's Financial Support to Municipalities

    In response to a request from Governor Dannel P. Malloy on August 2, 2017, this report from the Office of Policy and Management provides a look at state aid to municipalities, including expenditures from grants and funding for capital projects. The report notes that "municipal aid is the largest category of state spending within the entire General Fund, totaling nearly $5.1 billion" in fiscal year 2017. The report also stresses that "municipal aid has continued to expand at the same time the state has cut billions of dollars in expenditures across state agencies." Additionally, according to the report, "over the last five fiscal years the state’s support to towns and cities has grown by nearly $1 billion, an increase of more than 21 percent. This has taken place while the state’s population has remained largely flat and student enrollment in public schools is down."

  • Actuarial Valuation and Review Reports on Other Post-employment Benefits (OPEB)

    Periodically since 2008, an actuarial valuation and review has been conducted concerning the State of Connecticut's Other Post-employment Benefits (OPEB) program. Other Post-employment Benefits are benefits (other than pensions) that the State of Connecticut provides to state employees once they retire. These benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance as well as prescription drug coverage. The actuarial valuation report, which is submitted to the Office of the State Comptroller, provides a summary of the funded status of the State's OPEB program and recommends annual rates for contributions made to the program by the State of Connecticut.

  • Connecticut State Budget Process

    Presentation and flowchart from the Connecticut General Assembly's Office of Fiscal Analysis explaining how Connecticut's state budget process and cycle works.

  • Transparency.CT.Gov

    Created by state statute, Transparency.CT.Gov (also known as Transparency Connecticut), which is maintained by the Connecticut General Assembly's Office of Fiscal Analysis, serves as an interactive database where users can access data related to state expenditures, contracts, grants, pensions, and compensation for public sector employees. Data is provided by the Office of the State Comptroller.

  • Open Connecticut

    Run by Connecticut's Office of the State Comptroller, Open Connecticut is a web portal that centralizes state financial information and provides access to data on the state's budget, pension liabilities, payroll, and other expenses. The site also includes access to OpenBudget, OpenCheckbook, and OpenPayroll.

  • Connecticut State Budget Books

    Complete budget books, produced by the Connecticut General Assembly's Office of Fiscal Analysis, for the State of Connecticut from fiscal year 1973 to fiscal year 2017.

  • Consensus Revenue Estimates (2009-Present)

    Connecticut state statute directs the secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and the director of the General Assembly's Office of Fiscal Analysis to agree on and issue consensus revenue estimates each year by November 10, and to issue any necessary consensus revenue revisions of those estimates in January and April. The estimates must cover the current biennium and the three following years. The consensus revenue estimates and revised estimates must (1) serve as the basis for the governor's proposed budget and for the revenue statement included in the final budget act passed by the General Assembly to indicate the budget is balanced, and (2) be included in the annual fiscal accountability reports submitted to the General Assembly's fiscal committees each November.

  • Public Plans Data: Connecticut Teachers' Retirement System (TRS)

    Data and information regarding Connecticut's Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) from the Public Plans Data database, a partnership between the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College and the Center for State and Local Government Excellence, with assistance from the National Association of State Retirement Administrators. The database provides the following data and information about TRS: assets, participants, and benefits; costs; actuarial funding; investments; and cash flow.