Veto-proof budget passes in Hartford

The Connecticut General Assembly passed a $41.3 billion, two-year budget last week, ending a four-month standoff with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

State Rep. Brian Ohler (R-64) and state Sen. Craig Miner (R-30) both voted for the budget.

In a phone interview Friday, Oct. 27, Miner said, “On balance it was the best package, providing the most relief and security given the state’s economic position.”

There remains the possibility that the governor will veto the budget bill, as he did with another budget bill in late September.

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