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News Junkie: Leaders continue to work toward bipartisan budget deal

HARTFORD, Conn. — Legislative leaders met for about six hours Monday in a continuing effort to fashion a bipartisan budget proposal that will end the budget stalemate that’s lingered for more than 100 days.

They haven’t reached a deal yet, but staff on both sides said there’s been movement from both parties. What’s not clear yet is if Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and rank-and-file lawmakers will be able to stomach any deal that’s reached.

Staff for legislative leaders said Monday that people are considering positions they maybe wouldn’t have considered a few months ago.

The two sides are hoping to reach a universal agreement to take to the governor before the end of the week.

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