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Support for Lamont’s budget

We are writing in support of Gov. Ned Lamont’s 2019-2020 biennial budget proposal. We believe that his budget proposal is a solid effort to fund essential services in Connecticut while providing an effective approach to resolving the state’s legacy fixed-cost issues while slowing the growth of government. We might have preferred lower taxes and more reductions in costs, but we recognize that your proposal is a holistic effort to balance the budget, fund necessary services, reduce the reliance on debt and restructure the legacy pension and healthcare obligations.