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News Junkie: Democrats will release a budget; Republicans will revise

HARTFORD, Conn. — Democratic legislative leaders exited a meeting with Republican legislative leaders and said they expect to release a budget proposal Wednesday that includes a sales tax increase.

The budget Democratic legislative leaders will release Wednesday would increase the sales tax from 6.35 percent to 6.85 percent.

The proposal still doesn’t have the full support of the Senate Democratic caucus or Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who said it seems as though they’re still leading with revenue.

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