State lawmakers hold special session

State lawmakers on Tuesday headed to Hartford for a special session called by the governor to adjust the state budget. Gov. Dannel Malloy says the

Legislators are looking to close a $350 million budget shortfall.

Legislators are looking to close a $350 million budget shortfall. (12/8/15)

HARTFORD - State lawmakers on Tuesday headed to Hartford for a special session called by the governor to adjust the state budget.

Gov. Dannel Malloy says the state needs to close a $350 million deficit caused by a shortfall in state investments and other revenue.

The plan being considered makes about $200 million in reductions, but also restores money earmarked for hospitals and social service agencies that had been taken out by Malloy.

 

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