Lawmakers continue work on state budget

The new fiscal year has a projected $960 million deficit.

The new fiscal year has a projected $960 million deficit. (5/2/16)

HARTFORD - With the clock ticking down to the end of this legislative session, lawmakers are heading back to Hartford today to try to finish a revised budget. 

The new fiscal year has a projected $960 million deficit.

The General Assembly was in session over the weekend. 

Gov. Dannel Malloy on Friday said negotiations with the legislature's majority Democrats were "hitting a wall," apparently at odds over spending cuts.

The session ends Wednesday at midnight. 

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