Freshman state Rep. Chris Wright, a Bristol Democrat, said he voted against the budget "just because I was so concerned about the amount of borrowing" involved.
He said the spending plan took on too much debt for a state that's already borrowed heavily.
The $2.5 billion in additional debt that lawmakers have approved to balance the booke, he said, "just too much for us to be taking on at this point."
Wright was one of nine Democrats in the House to oppose the measure. The final vote was 103 to 45, with Republican providing most of the opposition. The Senate backed it 22-13.
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