Capitol Report: House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz speaks on budget battle

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz (D) spoke about passing a new state budget.

Rep. Aresimowicz stated, “We are absolutely focused on the 18th. I was absolutely focused on trying to get it done the end of May and then the end of session…There’s things beyond all of our control.”

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The representative said it was easy to vote no, but a lot more difficult to vote yes on any budget proposals.

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