Gov. Malloy expected to veto new bill that restores fund to Medicare

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Gov. Dannel Malloy is expected to veto new legislation that restores funding to a Medicare assistance program.

The bill is expected to reach the state's capitol in the coming days.

The legislation restores a $54 million cut to a program that helps seniors and people with disabilities pay for Medicare-related expenses.

Gov. Malloy urged lawmakers not to pass the bill, warning it would worsen the state's deficit problems.

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