Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, center, reacts as he is being introduced by Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, right, as Speaker of the House Christopher Donavan, D-Merident, left, looks on, before presenting his first two-year budget, during a joint session of the General Assembly at the Capitol, in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. The plan raises taxes across-the-board, seeks $2 billion in savings from state employees and attempts to cut spending without stripping programs for the needy. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill).