House worker yells during vote, escorted away


In this image from House Television, with partial voting totals on the screen, a woman, at the rostrum just below the House presiding officer, seen between the "yea" and "nay" wording, is removed from the House chamber after she began shouting.
 
A woman described by lawmakers and aides as a long-time House stenographer has been removed from the chamber during a vote after she began shouting.
 
 
 

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Connecticut Politics


State dollars to beef up school security
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Connecticut (change)

 
Connecticut has 169 cities and towns, which serve as the fundamental local political subdivision of the state. Connecticut is the 5th of the original thirteen United States.
 
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Governor: Dan Malloy
Lieutenant Governor: Nancy Wyman
Attorney General: George Jepsen
State Treasurer: Denise L. Nappier

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