CT revenues improve slightly

The governor's nominee for budget director says the state has seen a slight improvement in revenue, but Connecticut is still in the red.Benjamin Barnes discussed

HARTFORD - The governor's nominee for budget director says the state has seen a slight improvement in revenue, but Connecticut is still in the red.

Benjamin Barnes discussed the state's projected $3.4 billion deficit at his confirmation hearing yesterday.

Barnes says he is considering eliminating many of the state's tax exemptions in hopes of raising revenue.

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