CTNJ: State budget debate probably headed to extra innings

HARTFORD, Conn. — Tuesday was only the second time in two weeks that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy met with legislative leaders to discuss plans to close the two-year, $5.1 billion budget deficit.

The hour-long meeting ended with all parties agreeing to get back together on Thursday, but few other details were shared because there wasn’t much to say.

The sides are still far apart and their plans are in various stages of completion.

“Another good meeting,” House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz, D-Berlin, told reporters after exiting the governor’s Capitol office. “We’re going to continue to work. Staff will get together tomorrow.”

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