The projected state budget deficit changed again Thursday when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's fiscal team placed the number at less than $6 million - prompting a continuance in an ongoing clash.
Republicans have complained recently at the fluctuating numbers that have prompted various estimates on the state's fiscal health - ranging from a revenue shortfall of $133 million to a narrow surplus of $200,000 last month.
The numbers must be calculated on the 20th day of every month as the governor's budget office is required to send a letter to the state comptroller with the latest fiscal estimates. The projected deficit for October 20 is $5.7 million.
The shortfall includes a...