Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy welcomed state lawmakers to the beginning of a new legislative session on Wednesday. He called on them to work with him in a bipartisan way to fix the state’s projected budget problems.
Governor Dannel Malloy, D-Conn., says the state’s prison population has dropped so much in the past year that another prison could close by the summer. Malloy offered some explanation to reporters at the Osborn Correctional Institution in Somers on Wednesday.
Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo says he expects negotiations between the state’s employee labor unions and the Malloy administration will soon produce an agreement that could help the state reduce its pension obligations.
Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy might be meeting with state legislative leaders in the coming days to discuss Connecticut’s budget deficit. State Senate GOP Leader Len Fasano says this might help improve the public’s confidence in them.