In anticipation the new fiscal year, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration sent layoffs notices to nine state employees whose positions were cut eliminated in the state budget that goes into effect July 1.

Five of the positions eliminated were in the Department of Information Technology, which will be merged into the Department of Administrative Services. Two were from the Office of Policy and Management, one was an administrative manager at the State Elections Enforcement Commission, which will be merged into the new Office of Governmental Accountability, and one was health management administrator at the Department of Public Health.

A majority of the positions eliminated by the consolidations of 81 state agencies down to 57 will be accounted for through vacancies and attrition.

Click here to read more about the consolidation plan, which was adopted as part of the state budget.