Monday, August 20, 2012

How a Bill Doesn't Become a Law

By Jordan Fenster
Register Staff
How does a bill become a law? It doesn’t, when the legislator who proposed it goes against their own party, according to some lawmakers.
Earlier this month, Democratic Simsbury state Rep. Linda Schofield published a column in which she spoke about reprisals for going against the party line.
“I was the frequent target of (state House Speaker) Chris Donovan’s vengeance, because I didn’t always vote the way he wanted me to vote,” she wrote.

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