Legislators and Governor Rell are still a long way from a budget deal after the close of the regular session on Wednesday.
One thing Republicans and Democrats agree on, however, is the urgency to get a new spending package by the end of the month.
Towns and cities across the state need to know what kind of education and infrastructure aid they’ll get. And if the next fiscal year starts without a spending package, the Republican governor will have more flexibility to cut spending without the consent of the Democrat-dominated General Assembly.
Connecticut Post, Legislature, Rell head into special session, June 5, 2009, by Ken Dixon