News Junkie: Two Republican lawmakers vow to fight elections enforcement

HARTFORD, Conn. — Two Republican lawmakers said it’s ridiculous that state election regulators would subpoena them to show up for a hearing this week that they welcomed more than two years ago.

Sen. Joe Markley, R-Southington, and Rep. Rob Sampson, R-Wolcott, refused to settle complaints with the State Elections Enforcement Commission regarding their references to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in their 2014 campaign materials.

“Given that Representative Sampson and I have been urging the SEEC to move forward with these hearings, the decision to pay marshals to serve papers on us is a pointless waste of state money,” Markley said.

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