Capitol Report: Gov. Lamont continues plan to keep state on ‘debt diet’


There’s Atkins, paleo, Weight Watchers, South Beach, and now, in Connecticut, we have Governor Ned Lamont’s debt diet.

When the State Bond Commission met last week, the Governor avoided the pork and kept the borrowing appetite to a slim $115 million.

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Gov. Lamont is targeting a 39 percent reduction from his predecessor’s annual borrowing average.

The big ticket items include $20 million for the crumbling foundations assistance fund and money for transportation projects.

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