Unionized state employees in Connecticut have voted overwhelming to approve a labor concession deal that’s expected to save the state $1.5 billion over the next two years. The deal now heads to the General Assembly for a vote.
The Republican minority in the Connecticut House of Representatives presented details of their state budget proposal in Hartford on Tuesday. The state has been operating without a budget since the beginning of the fiscal year on July 1.
Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy says Connecticut is holding up extremely well despite not having a budget. Malloy was speaking on Wednesday at an event to highlight the need for upgrades to the 70-year-old Heroes Tunnel on the Wilbur Cross Parkway in New Haven.