CT budget deficit worse than expected

The deficit is now projected at $415 million.

The deficit is now projected at $415 million.

HARTFORD - State Comptroller Kevin Lembo says the state's budget deficit for the current fiscal year will be at least $415 million.

Lembo says he told Gov. Dannel Malloy the deficit exceeds the $365 million figure first reported.

The General Assembly plans to pull together a lame duck session the week before Christmas to discuss budget cuts.

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