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Connecticut legislators are expected to debate the two-year $43 billion budget deal Governor Ned Lamont reached with Democratic leaders last week. This comes in the final days before the legislative session ends Wednesday.

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Leaders of the Connecticut General Assembly say they are confident that state lawmakers will vote on a two-year state budget before the legislative session ends next week.  

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont says he does not support the paid family and medical leave bill drafted by Democratic lawmakers and that he’ll veto the bill if it’s passed.

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New York lawmakers approved cuts to the Special Olympics one week after they criticized the Trump administration for its proposal to do the same.

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The New York State legislature completed work on the state budget at around 7:30 a.m. Monday, after pulling an all-night session to complete the budget relatively on time. The spending plan represents a compromise where not everyone is completely happy.