House passes budget bill

The state House of Representatives has approved a $20.5 billion budget deal.The House passed the deal around 2:30 a.m.The budget plan would increase education aid

HARTFORD - The state House of Representatives has approved a $20.5 billion budget deal.

The House passed the deal around 2:30 a.m.

The budget plan would increase education aid to cities and towns by $50 million.

It also includes about $900 million in spending cuts and labor savings.

The deal now moves on to the Senate.

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