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News Junkie: Democrats struggle with putting finishing touches on budget

List of reforms proposed by three Democratic State Senators. (CT News Junkie)

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut is nearing almost 40 days without a budget and there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight.

Democratic legislative leaders have continued their negotiations behind closed doors and Republicans have largely been left on the sidelines as their colleagues with perhaps the slimmest majority in decades work on a budget they can get Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to sign. 

Before agreeing to approve $1.57 billion in labor concessions last week three moderate Democratic Senators put forward a dozen proposals to reform Connecticut’s fiscal practices.

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