Expect to find some smoke and mirrors when details are known.
Meanwhile, the deficit projected for the first state budget after the election - 2015-2016 - rose to nearly $1.4 billion, not a number any incumbent wants to talk about going into an election. Malloy will be hard pressed to make the case that the state's fiscal problems are fixed.
Foley wasted no time responding.
"It was clear as early as January that the governor's revenue forecast and projected budget surplus were phony, which I pointed out in a statement on January 22," said Foley. "Either the governor is intentionally misleading the public or he can't do basic math."
In January, Foley had called the projected $500 million surplus "fictional" and based on "phony Malloy math."
Malloy would love to be saying today that Foley was full of it. Unfortunately for him and his re-election prospects, he can't.
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