Connecticut Republicans and Democrats seem closer to a budget proposal -- but it's not without controversy.
Democrats are proposing an increase in the state sales tax. Governor Malloy is making cities and towns nervous with his proposed cuts to education cost sharing payments. Republicans think they can come up with a better union concessions deal.
What else happened this week? A solar eclipse. Steve Bannon is out. "Free speech" protests (and counter-protests) across the country. President Trump has a plan for Afghanistan, sort of. A rally in Phoenix. And the Secret Service is almost out of money. This hour, we cover it all.
- Colin McEnroe - Host of WNPR's Colin McEnroe Show
- Keith Phaneuf - Budget guru at the Connecticut Mirror
- Daniela Altimari - Statehouse reporter at the Hartford Courant