Malloy hears from businesses on jobs tour
By Patricia Villers
SHELTON — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Wednesday said when he took office in January he inherited “the largest per-capita deficit of any of the 50 states,” due in part to a poor economy and in part from the fact the state had used up its rainy day funds.
“We’re going to manage the assets of the state. The deficit was too big to cut our way out of it or tax our way out of it,” Malloy said during a visit to PerkinElmer Inc., part of an ongoing jobs tour this summer intended to get feedback from the business community.
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