Some old names have popped up in new places at the LOB.

Robert Heagney, a former state representative from Simsbury, lost out on the state auditor’s job, but his consolation prize is a legal job in the House Republican office. Heagney was backed by House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero for the Republican auditor’s spot, which is one of the great plums at the Capitol, but Senate Minority Leader John McKinney wanted David Cappiello. The compromise was Bob Ward.

Maureen Magnan, who left a senior staff job with the House Democrats for a spot with the lobbying folks at Robinson & Cole, is back as a senior adviser to the new majority leader, J. Brendan Sharkey. Magnan is the former Democratic chairwoman of West Hartford.

Joe Gresko was the aide de camp to former House Speaker James Amann. He is back with a job in the House Democrats’ press office.

Mark is the Capitol Bureau Chief and a co-founder of CT Mirror. He is a frequent contributor to WNPR, a former state politics writer for The Hartford Courant and Journal Inquirer, and contributor for The New York Times.

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