Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy met with legislative leaders on Wednesday to let them know his plans to keep the state running if they fail to agree on a budget by the end of the fiscal year on June 30. Malloy says he doesn’t intend to spend any more money than the state has on hand.
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is urging President Trump to comply with the U.S. Constitution. He says Trump should seek congressional approval before accepting payments, benefits, or gifts from foreign states.
The New York State legislative session is drawing to a close, and Democrats and Republicans are digging in on the remaining issues of 2017, including a measure to extend the New York City mayor’s control of the public schools, which has now been linked to a number of diverse issues affecting people in the rest of the state.