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Connecticut’s General Assembly has re-appointed Justice Richard Palmer to another term on the State Supreme Court.  

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In New York lawmakers are revving up for state budget negotiations. Governor Andrew Cuomo says his chief goal will be to get an extension on what’s known popularly as the millionaire’s tax.

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Following Tuesday’s special election for two vacant seats in the Connecticut State Senate, the chamber remains tied, 18-18, between Democrats and Republicans.

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In Connecticut a bill before the legislature seeks to limit frivolous complaints to the state’s Freedom of Information Commission.

In Connecticut special elections are being held Tuesday to fill three open seats in the state legislature. The results might affect control of the State Senate, which is evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans. A draw would maintain the status quo.