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Write-in residency requirements bill goes down in bipartisan flames in Senate panel

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As she portrayed her SB 840 as a mostly technical bill that simply clears up a legal conflict currently circulating in the courts, state Sen. Eleanor Sobel probably was not prepared for the maelstrom of criticism from both parties that befell her effort. Following an easy and perfunctory confirmation process of a score of various agency officials — a process fraught with much more controversy than usual today — Sobel’s bill to resolve the statutory crisis that invalidated former state Rep. Jamie Grant‘s…

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