In one of it stinging editorials, The Hartford Courant has noticed that Judiciary co-chairmen Rep. Michael Lawlor, and Sen. Andrew McDonald had, with an assist from bandito President Pro Tem of the Senate Don Williams held up the state’s coach, driven by outgoing Gov. Jodi Rell.
“Court funding in exchange for judgeships. That was the condition leaders of the General Assembly's Judiciary Committee set for Gov. M. Jodi Rell.
“Then the ante went up: The $19.1 billion state budget for those judgeships.
“She accepted again.”
The hold-up was “disappointing and infuriating,” the paper noted.
The paper did not mention the name of stage coach robber Williams in its editorial.