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Sun Jun 2, 2019, 03:41 AM

Speaker Asks For Decorum From Members Following Prank


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Rep. Anne Hughes behind Rep. Doug Dubitsky



HARTFORD, CT — Emotions run high and debates run long at the end of the legislative session, but that’s no excuse for members of the House of Representatives to mock each other, House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz told the chamber Friday.

On Thursday night, state Rep. Anne Hughes, D-Easton, walked with her hands on her hips behind Rep. Doug Dubitsky, R-Chaplin, as he was asking questions about the Trust Act.

Hughes said she apologized to Dubitsky and House Minority Leader Themis Klarides, R-Derby, for showing any disrespect.

“When we disagree on the issue we disagree without being disagreeable and it’s not personal,” Aresimowicz told the chamber Friday.

Read more: https://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/20190531_speaker_asks_for_decorum_from_members_following_prank/

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