Wilton stands to lose more than $1 million in state aid in the upcoming fiscal year if the budget being presented to the legislature in a special session is passed. The Senate is meeting today, May 12, and the House is expected to meet Friday, May 13, or Monday, May 16.
Gov. Dannel Malloy called it a “good budget,” which makes more than $820 million in long-term cuts, according to a statement he put out this morning. The state budget of $19.7 billion is expected to eliminate a $1-billion deficit.
Based on information released by the CT Mirror, Wilton would receive a total of $666,263 in education aid in fiscal year 2017, a decrease of $795,708 (-54.4%) from the current fiscal year.