BRIDGEPORT - Gov. Dannel Malloy (D-Conn.) held the first in a series of public meetings Monday in Bridgeport to discuss his state budget proposal.

Malloy's proposal is designed to cut a $3.7 billion deficit over the next two years.

Three more town meetings are scheduled in southwestern Connecticut to discuss the plan.

STAMFORD:March 22, 7-8 p.m.Government Center4th Floor Cafeteria888 Washington Blvd.

GREENWICH:March 28, 7-8 p.m.Town Hall Meeting Room299 Greenwich Ave.

NORWALK:April 4Time & Location TBD

Gov. Malloy addresses state budget in town meeting