June 5, 2013
Rep. Minnie Gonzalez applauded House and Senate ratification of the biennial state budget.
Rep. Gonzalez noted the budget is balanced, creates no new taxes and preserves funding for all municipalities while holding state funding steady for Hartford for the biennium.
“I am pleased this budget will not have a detrimental impact on Hartford’s municipal budget which would have had a possible effect on the city’s mill rate,” Rep. Gonzalez said. “Pilot, Pequot funds, school transportation and town aid to roads have thankfully been funded. I thank Governor Malloy and my colleagues in the legislature for ensuring that we held the line for Hartford funding.”
The budget honors the state’s commitment to municipalities and maintains transportation funding grants, as well as invests in early childhood education.
Among the provisions of this budget: