Lamont’s Address Sparks Debate Over Fiscal Approach and Education Funding

Gov. Ned Lamont gives his state-of-the-state address, Feb. 7, 2024. Photo credit: Christine Stuart, CTNewsJunkie

Lamont’s budget adjustment is just $1 million under the spending cap and he has vowed to maintain those fiscal constraints, but some Democratic lawmakers believe they could tweak them slightly to get a little bit more spending approved. 

By Christine Stuart, CTNewsJunkie.com 

Gov. Ned Lamont used his state-of-the-state address to highlight Connecticut’s accomplishments and the investments, but not everyone agreed with exactly how he got there.

The speech, which was briefly interrupted by protestors, focused on some of the investments the two-year budget made, such as the investments in housing and mental health services.

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