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Jessica Hill / AP

Shortly before 2 a.m. Thursday morning, the Connecticut Senate passed a long-awaited, bipartisan compromise state budget agreement. The $41 billion two-year budget passed by an overwhelming vote of 33 to 3. It now heads to the state House of Representatives for a vote later today.

Jessica Hill / AP

The Democratic President of the Connecticut Senate says written copies of the bipartisan budget agreement reached last week might be available as soon as Tuesday. Senator Martin Looney said this after meeting with members of his Democratic caucus on Monday afternoon.

Susan Haigh / AP

Republican and Democratic legislative leaders in Connecticut say they are expecting their members to vote on a bipartisan budget agreement this week. But there remains uncertainty about the details of what lawmakers will actually be voting on.

Rep. Himes Weighs In On Connecticut's Budget

Oct 19, 2017
Christian Carter / WSHU

U.S. Representative Jim Himes, D-CT4, weighed in on the state’s budget woes at a career fair at Sacred Heart University on Wednesday.

Bipartisan Budget Agreement Reached In Hartford

Oct 18, 2017
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Democratic and Republican legislative leaders in Connecticut announced on Wednesday that they had reached a bipartisan budget deal. The announcement comes three weeks after Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy vetoed a Republican-backed budget.

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