CCM Blasts Malloy Budget Plan: Micromanagement!

by Categorized: General Assembly, Gov. Dannel Malloy Date:

\"malloyJim Finley of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities had little positive to say on Monday about Gov. Dannel Malloy\’s budget plan, which could cut $128 million in aid to towns and cities:

These bills could dismantle Connecticut\’s critical local-state partnership and in doing so — raise local property taxes, cut municipal services, and cause municipal employee layoff.

… it substitutes state priorities for those of local government. It substitutes state micromanagement for municipal flexibility. It disproportionately hurts our poorest towns and cities.

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