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  • Early this morning the Connecticut state Senate, by an overwhelming 33-3 vote, passed a new budget, aimed at ending the state's 117-day budget stalemate. Both sides are saluting the "bipartisan" plan but is it more bipartisan or establishment?
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  • Today is the day the Connecticut state Senate will decide whether to approve a concessions deal negotiated between Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the public employee union leadership. Democrats support the deal, while Republicans oppose it. Last week, the state House approved the deal. Many officials say a new state budget - yet to be voted on - hinges on the union deal.
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  • The Connecticut State Senate is expected to take up the state employee union concessions deal in a session on Monday. CT On The Hill predicts it will be approved.
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