State politicians weighing the potential legalization of marijuana

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — As politicians at the state Capitol scramble to balance the budget, one solution is being proposed as a way to cut into the deficit.

Democrats at the state Capitol believe legalizing marijuana could bring in $60 million for the state next year.

The house speaker is promising there will be debate on the issue, but time is quickly running out. The session ends Wednesday at midnight.

Chief Political Correspondent Mark Davis is following the story. More details will follow as the story develops.

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