8:14am

Wed April 6, 2011
State Capitol

After Delay, State Lawmakers Reach Budget Deal

House and Senate leaders have reached a deal on a roughly 7 billion dollar budget after weeks of tense negotiations that practically ground the state capitol to a halt.

Senate Democrats were fed up with the talks and had threatened to break protocol and introduce a separate budget this week. But both sides eventually agreed to a compromise.KUNC's State Capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more.

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