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Posted inEconomic Development, Education, Health, Money, Politics

Last night, the budget politics — today, the details

Legislators arrived at the State Capitol on Friday with the opportunity for the first time to see the details of a $41.4 billion, two-year budget proposal that the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Democratic legislative leaders hoped would end Connecticut’s summer-long budget impasse.

Posted inMoney, Politics

Fate of budget uncertain as Senate agrees to attempt passage

On the second try to pass a compromise budget, the House Democratic leadership was counting Friday on the evenly divided Senate, where three conservative Democrats have been in open revolt, to pass the bill first and increase pressure on recalcitrant House members to fall in line. But the trio remained uncommitted to the budget at 1 p.m., and the House lacked a firm majority.