CTNJ: No budget vote on July 18

HARTFORD, Conn. — Unable to finalize a bipartisan agreement, the General Assembly won’t be voting on a two-year budget July 18, House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz said Friday.

Aresimowicz had said at the end of June that they were aiming for a budget vote on July 18—the day after rank-and-file union members finish voting on the two year $1.57 billion concession package. The savings from the labor deal negotiated by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would be included in the budget proposal.

There are still several unanswered questions about various proposals put forward by both Democrats and Republicans.

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