The General Assembly moved languidly Monday as the Republican minority stretched out debates in both chambers, a delaying action they say will continue until Democrats produce a budget implementer bill that the GOP suspects will be packed with political goodies.
The General Assembly began the final three days of its 2014 session Monday with 56 bills already passed and sent to the governor – and five times as many awaiting final action in one chamber after winning passage in the other. Let the negotiations begin.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state legislators begin writing the narrative for their campaigns today as the governor delivers his budget address on the first full day of the General Assembly’s three-month election-year session.
The opening of the 2014 session of the Connecticut General Assembly has been tentatively delayed until late Wednesday afternoon, postponing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget address until early evening or Thursday.