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The Wheelhouse: Land of Steady Habits and Leaving Things 'Til the Last Minute

Stevie Gill
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Tick, tock...the fiscal year is ending and the state needs a finalized budget.

If the State of Connecticut was a college student, it would be the one who crams for every exam and writes every final paper the night before. We say this, because the fiscal year starts on July 1, and a special session to finish the details of the state budget is reportedly scheduled for the last two days of June.

Our weekly news roundtable The Wheelhouse will try to figure out where things stand at the capitol, while states like Florida are vying for Connecticut companies.

Also, the Republicans picked a new chairman, and Democrats are considering a new name for its annual fundraising dinner. Will 2015 be the last year of the "Jefferson-Jackson-Bailey Dinner?"


Listen to an excerpt from this week's show, when a caller asked if voters should take some of the blame for Connecticut's budget problems:

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John Dankosky and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.

Tucker Ives is WNPR's morning news producer.

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