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Cafero’s new constituency: Wine and liquor wholesalers

Former House Minority Leader Lawrence F. Cafero Jr., R-Norwalk, is returning to the State Capitol next year as the executive director and general counsel of a major trade association, the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of Connecticut. He starts the job July 1, but the revolving-door law bars him from directly lobbying until 2016. Continue Reading →

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Revolving door spins for Connecticut delegation

WASHINGTON — Many Connecticut lawmakers who have retired recently have become lobbyists. An analysis by The Connecticut Mirror shows that dozens of staffers for the state’s lawmakers have also swung through the revolving door, the term used for an ingrained, and growing, Washington phenomenon for when lawmakers and their staff leave Capitol Hill for more lucrative lobbying jobs. Continue Reading →

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