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Connecticut lawmakers return to the state Capitol on Thursday to continue with a special session aimed at restoring funding to a program that helps about 113,000 elderly and disabled state residents cover Medicare-related expenses.

Johnathon Henninger

Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill has notified state lawmakers that they are to meet in special session at 10 a.m. on December 29. However, it’s unlikely lawmakers will be taking any action on that day.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is urging state lawmakers to deal with the state’s looming budget deficit when they meet for a special session after Christmas next week. 

Johnathon Henninger

Connecticut lawmakers will be back in Hartford for a special session on the last week of the year.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has sent a deficit mitigation plan to state lawmakers. The plan provides several options for taxes and spending cuts to help balance the state’s budget. The budget is projected to be more than $200 million in deficit for the current fiscal year that ends on June 30.

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