Cutting Cash at the Capitol – Is It Enough?

Lawmakers worked throughout Wednesday night to come up with a plan to shrink Connecticut's $300-plus budget deficit.

It's called the deficit mitigation plan and it promises to shrink the hole by more than $130 million dollars.
Gov. M. Jodi Rell said it's too little, too late.

"I'm disappointed that the Democrats' deficit plan falls short of what we need to erase the entire $356 million deficit. I'm also concerned that some of the cuts they did make represent more wishful thinking than real savings. ... But at least they have acted, and I will sign the package into law," she said. 
Both parties apparently do not agree on the best way to shrink the deficit and stop the bleeding.

Some said that pleasing both sides is a difficult task. All agree, however, that more work must be done in the future, as the deficit will most likely continue to grow.

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