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Connecticut Lawmakers Address Municipal Corruption

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Connecticut Lawmakers Address Municipal Corruption

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Connecticut Lawmakers Address Municipal Corruption

Connecticut Lawmakers Address Municipal Corruption

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Recent municipal corruption cases in Connecticut prompt state lawmakers to consider laws regulating lobbyists and giving the state increased power to investigate fraud. The former mayor of Bridgeport was convicted of accepting gifts in exchange for steering municipal contracts. And the former mayor of Waterbury faced a corruption probe before being convicted on sexual assault charges. Diane Orson of member station WNPR reports.

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