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Christmas Eve struggle is real for some state workers

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As far as state workers are concerned, if Florida Gov. Rick Scott is Santa, then Connecticut state officials are Grinches. For the third year in a row, the Republican Scott has given state employees the day off on Christmas Eve. Employees who perform essential functions, including law enforcement, still have to be on duty. But for others, it’s a paid holiday “in recognition of (their) hard work,” Scott said. Not so in the Nutmeg State, where workers not only have to work,…

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