Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy signed a deficit-mitigation bill that the General Assembly passed in a special session last week.

The plan, combined with spending cuts Malloy announced last month by invoking his rescission authority, will cover almost all of the $365 million deficit that the governor's administration was projecting. Malloy's unilateral cuts were announced at $170 million, although nonpartisan fiscal analysts said the net reduction was only $113 million.

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