Rodrigues, a ‘boring middle’ Dem, named Senate budget chief

Westport lawmaker headed Ethics Committee during Rosenberg investigation

SENATE PRESIDENT KAREN SPILKA handed out leadership assignments on Thursday, shaking up some committee posts and giving the job of Ways and Means chair to Sen. Michael Rodrigues of Westport, a self-described moderate Democrat. Spilka did not come out of her office to talk to reporters after her leadership slate was approved by a Democratic(...)

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