HARTFORD, Conn. — Legislative leaders continue to say they’ve been making significant progress in their closed-door budget discussions, but Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has his doubts and is getting impatient.
“We’ve done damage to Connecticut by not having a budget in place by June 30th,” Malloy said. “That is a legislative requirement and every day that goes on it gets worse.”
He said legislative leaders met for two-and-a-half hours Thursday and if that’s not going to get them a budget then “they need to step up the pace.”
Legislative leaders expressed confidence Thursday in the progress they were making, but they weren’t going to meet today.
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