Gov. Jodi Rell's budget director, Robert Genuario, told The Hartford Courant that the governor won't reduce state Education Cost Sharing allocations to cities and towns. She will also continue to fully fund road aid, local capital improvement grants, PILOT grants and the Pequot aid.
Reducing grants to municipalites would pass the burden to local property taxpayers, Genuario told the paper.
If that holds true through the legislative session, Bristol officials will have a much, much easier time dealing with the budget crisis.
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