HARTFORD – Calling it an “abdication of legislative authority,’’ House Republican Leader Lawrence F. Cafero Jr. of Norwalk today denounced the Democratic plan to cede unprecedented power to the governor to make budget cuts to balance the tax and spending plan.
“It is the responsibility of the legislature to adopt a balanced budget, not the Governor. By ceding to the executive branch the unfettered power to make the decisions, we are creating a dangerous precedent. I understand that the Democrats may be reluctant to make tough choices, but that is why we were elected in the first place,’’ Cafero said. Read More→