Mayor Harp warns of New Haven funding issues due to state budget impasse

- FILE- New Haven Mayor Toni Harp (WTNH / Noelle Gardner)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Haven Mayor Toni Harp is making a call to the General Assembly to pass a state budget.

She says New Haven will run out of money if action is not taken soon.

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“We receive 41% of our revenue from the state of Connecticut and as we look in discussions with my comptroller, Darrel Jones, we will run out of cash sometime in November,” explained Harp. “So, it’s critically important that the General Assembly do what the constitution obligates it to do and that is to pass a balanced budget.”

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Mayor Harp says the budget that was passed was not balanced and it did not take care of some of the state’s most challenged cities.

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