Ohler and Miner: Optimistic plans for state’s short session

Both state Sen. Craig Miner (R-30) and state Rep. Brian Ohler (R-64) said that the state budget is the top issue going into the session of the Connecticut General Assembly that starts Feb. 7.

“We’re still chasing a balanced budget,” Miner said in a phone interview Jan. 26. “The deficit is smaller than in the past, in terms of midterm adjustment. So we are getting a hold on it.”

The deficit figure most often cited is $220 million.

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