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Budget Talks Make Progress “When Governor Is Not In The Room”

October 7th, 2017 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Now more than three months without a state budget with cities and towns that rely on the state flow of dollars struggling to balance their own budgets, News 8 Chief Capitol Correspondent Mark Davis reports “Some sources are saying that the leaders actually make more progress when the Governor is not in the room.”

The eight highest ranking members of the General Assembly, the top leaders from both political parties spent the day around the same table hashing out possible compromises on spending cuts and revenue for most of the day. They cancelled a midday meeting with Governor Malloy because they said that they were making progress but didn’t yet have anything to report. Some sources are saying that the leaders actually make more progress when the Governor is not in the room.

Full story here.

CT Post reporter Ken Dixon has more on budget stalemate here.

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