New legislative sessions begin Wednesday in both Massachusetts and Connecticut. In Connecticut, the action begins with the State of the State address from Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy.
The session will likely be dominated by a steep budget deficit for the next fiscal year — more than $1 billion.
For more, we spoke to Chris Keating, the Capitol Bureau Chief for the Hartford Courant. He said legislative leaders and Governor Malloy are likely to fix the budget problem through cuts, not taxes.
Click the audio player above to listen to Henry Epp’s interview with Chris Keating of the Hartford Courant.