Changes In State Budget Are Needed

February 7, 2017

As fixed costs continue to cripple Connecticut’s budget, lawmakers from both sides are voicing the need for a hard limit on state borrowing.

Republicans have been calling for a statutory limit on bonding for some time, but at least 35 House Democrats have also co-sponsored a bill this session.

“We need to look at how we do business as a state, and how we provide our services and do our budget in a much different way,” said Rep. Cathy Abercrombie, D-Meriden.

For more details, read this Meriden Record-Journal news story.