"The public expects us to get our work done, and we need to get to the table and get a compromise done," he said. "We're very frustrated."
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"You've got to make sure you don't have the appearance of corruption," said Rossi, whose bill also aims to regulate independent spending on gubernatorial candidates by unions that bargain with the state.
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