Somehow Democrats have managed to dig around in all their accounts and come up with over a billion dollars in money that’s just… sitting there. They have graciously offered it up as their budget mitigation plan.
I’m glad that they found it. Really.
But how does this happen?
Gov. Rell is not happy with the plan. One reason is that Democrats left out an early retirement provision that she says would have saved $22 million.
Unions Make Concessions in New Haven
Another interesting story is that in New Haven, many unions are offering concessions as a way to avoid layoffs. However, it looks like they have to be taken right to the brink for that to happen. Will we see this on the state level eventually?