News Junkie: Details still lacking as bipartisan deal is finalized

HARTFORD, Conn. — Legislative leaders might be voting as early as Wednesday on the first bipartisan budget package in a decade.

The House will be voting on a bipartisan two-year budget agreement Thursday, according to a notice that was emailed to lawmakers early Tuesday morning. The Senate is expected to possibly vote on the package as early as Wednesday.

The details of exactly what they will be voting on were still being drafted, but the announcement comes after legislative leaders worked until 1:30 a.m. to balance the package.

Legislative leaders emerged from marathon closed-door talks Tuesday morning to announce they had tied up all the loose ends to reach an agreement that might need a veto-proof majority to pass both chambers.

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