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Anthony Guglielmo

Dan Haar: Suddenly, Dems And Reps Must Work Together

Dan Haar: Suddenly, Dems And Reps Must Work Together

Senators Joan Hartley, Paul Doyle and Gayle Slossberg walked together Friday afternoon into the “circle,” as senate members call the seats in the General Assembly’s ornate upper chamber.

Sen. Tony Guglielmo, R-Stafford, didn’t notice the trio of moderate Democrats entering. “I was kind of in a funk,” Guglielmo said later. “I figured we were going to lose again.”

A few minutes later, as Doyle took the floor, Guglielmo realized he might be wrong. He turned to Sen. Scott Frantz, R-Greenwich, and said, “Do you think he’s going to vote with us?”

Up for debate was the $20 billion-a-year state budget, three months after the fiscal year...

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