Legislative session starts today

State lawmakers are heading back to Hartford today for the start of the new legislative session.Gov. Dannel Malloy will deliver his State of the State

HARTFORD - State lawmakers are heading back to Hartford today for the start of the new legislative session.

Gov. Dannel Malloy will deliver his State of the State address around noon and last 30-40 minutes..

He will present changes to the second year of the $40 billion budget passed last year in order to address a recently developed deficit.

Malloy does not expect any major spending cuts and says he does not expect any new tax increases this year either

The governor has said he wants major education reform to be a top priority. Other issues that could be addressed include new rules for utilities and changes to the liquor laws.

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