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18 February 2007

New Haven Register (Connecticut)

HARTFORD — A special state task force created in 2000 to combat illegal trafficking in firearms has been hampered for years by declining federal and state funding, despite growing concerns about gun violence in Connecticut. But a key Democratic lawmaker and Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell's spokesman said that a proposal to dedicate an additional $500,000 a year to the task force finally has a chance for approval in 2007. "It has worked," state Rep. Stephen D. Dargan,... (

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