Legislative leaders to meet on growing budget deficit

- FILE - Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (WTNH / Mark Davis)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Legislative leaders are meeting in the State’s Capitol to talk about the budget Wednesday.

Lawmakers are working to figure out what, if anything, should be done about the growing deficit.

Related: State party leaders to decide what to do about budget red ink

Revised estimates show the state is now about $203 million in the red, as opposed to the $178 million figure that was reported last week.

Related: Malloy Administration raises deficit projection

As a result, Governor Dannel Malloy could be forced to issue a “mid-year budget cutting plan.”

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