He presented it yesterday, and you can read it here, and you can read the analysis of it by the state’s best journalist for budgets here.
(Of course, those of you who live outside of CT are released from this obligation.)
Every time Democrat says the words “hard choices,” poor people shudder.
Malloy’s a Democrat…right?
He is. He’s former mayor of Stamford, CT, down on the Gold Coast.
I get so confused. They all sound alike. It’s hard to tell them apart.
Up here, that is especially the case. Not with all of them, but we are the home, after all, of the Connecticut Republican. Those usually support the rights of various individuals, but they may be a tinge more fiscally conservative than their colleagues across the aisle. And thus, with one sentence, I have compressed decades of history into one, neat-sized bite that may or may not be accurate.
We call them “Blue Dogs” up here. They’ve kinda flipped the definition, though, over the last decade or so, from “socially progressive, fiscally conservative” to “fiscally conservative, socially progressive” to indicate the neoliberal shift in political priorities.
That sounds about right, although here, one of the leading Republicans is also one of the leaders on housing initiatives.