Citing a projected $73.6 million budget deficit Gov. Dannel P. Malloy asked the Office of Legislative Management to cut $800,000 from its nearly $70 million budget by Feb. 1.

Legislative Management Executive Director D’Ann Mazzocca said she’s working on identifying recommendations for legislative leaders.

“We’re working on identify options,” Mazzocca said. “We’ve been cutting for years now so it gets harder and harder to do.”