FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2014 file photo, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy delivers his 2014 State of the State address before a joint session of the legislature in the House Chambers at the Capitol in Hartford, Conn.
A bill establishing a $19 billion state budget awaits signature from Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy. Over the weekend, the General Assembly approved a deal between Governor Malloy and legislative leaders.
Connecticut’s Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy and the Democrats who control the state legislature announced on Friday that they have reached an agreement on a revised budget. The $18.7 billion dollar budget deal follows the disclosure earlier this week that a $500 million budget surplus projected in January had shrunk to $43 million.
Registered sex offenders in Connecticut may soon be able to apply to have their names removed from the state’s child abuse registry. The state House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday that would allow offenders to do this after 10 years on the registry.
The New York State Senate and the Assembly have approved a measure to send more than 200 speed cameras to Long Island and New York City. That includes 69 cameras in Suffolk County and 56 in Nassau County.