For the third time in 10 years, state employees have agreed to concessions, and today the Connecticut Senate narrowly approved the deal. Republican legislators had been trying to destroy the deal in the hopes of rewriting collective bargaining laws. Now a state budget is much closer to completion, but municipalities (and teachers) may find themselves in the cross hairs of Republicans looking to continue an austerity budget.

See the following articles covering the vote and the concession deal.

Hartford Courant

NBC 30 Connecticut

CT Mirror