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Maine Gov Moves Out Of State House Office After Dispute Over TV In Hallway

Maine’s governor, who has gained attention in the past for telling the NAACP to “kiss my butt” and comparing the Internal Revenue Service to the Gestapo, has moved out of his office at the State House and says he’ll work out of the governor’s mansion because of a dispute over a television screen.


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Primary Recount Shows Importance Of Every Vote

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The adage that every vote counts is being proven in a primary for a Connecticut legislative seat. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill’s office announced Tuesday that a recount shows Leo […]


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Medical Marijuana Vote Expected In State House

The Connecticut House of Representatives is expected to take-up a bill that would legalize marijuana for specific medical purposes.



Not Enough Votes In House To Put Constitutional Amendment On November Ballot

A resolution that would change Connecticut’s constitution to possibly allow more people to vote using absentee ballots has cleared the House of Representatives, but not by enough votes to place the issue before voters in November.


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House Passes Budget

The House of Representatives gave final legislative approval late Tuesday night to a two-year, $40.1 billion state budget that Democrats believe will help Connecticut rebound from the recession and Republicans claim is financially devastating taxpayers.