CT Guv Malloy hopes for bipartisan effort on state budget (CT Post)


November 26, 2012 – Legislative Republicans, often out in the cold when it comes to the state budget, may become equal partners next month as majority Democrats face the $365 million budget shortfall. With their backs to the wall amid Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plan to avoid new taxes — two years after the highest revenue hike in state history — Democrats could possibly use the ideas and the political cover from GOP lawmakers to eliminate the potential 1.8 percent deficit in the spending plan that runs through June 30. He’s hoping to harness the kind of across-the-aisle good will that resulted in the special legislative session in the autumn of 2010 that created a series of jobs-oriented programs.

Link to Full Article:http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Malloy-says-he-hopes-for-bipartisan-effort-on-4065544.php


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