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News Junkie: Republicans outline budget victories ahead of scheduled vote

HARTFORD, Conn. — As of 2 p.m. Wednesday, which was about five hours before the Senate was expected to vote on a bipartisan budget, there was still no publicly available document.

The only thing that existed for an eight page document created by Republicans to help lawmakers in their caucus understand the deal they spent half a month constructing behind closed-doors.

The document says Republican efforts in the longest budget negotiations in Connecticut’s history have produced structural reforms that “will help Connecticut tremendously, with special attention paid to our cities and towns,” according to the document obtained by CTNewsJunkie.

“These reforms represent victories on issues we’ve fought for over the years,” the position paper states.

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