What’s in the state budget agreement hammered out by Dem and GOP leaders? And will it pass? And is it veto proof?
From the CT Mirror:
Democratic and Republican House leaders briefed rank-and-file lawmakers Thursday on the details of the tentative, bipartisan state budget deal announced the day before–and emerged with very different perspectives.
House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz, D-Berlin, declared the two-year budget proposal would be passed by an “overwhelming majority” and strong bipartisan support–possibly as soon as next week.
But the top Republican in the House, Minority Leader Themis Klarides of Derby, took care to make no predictions, saying that with any tough budget, her members now must weigh “the good, the bad and the ugly.”
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