He said the ADL is tracking state hate crime legislation and that Connecticut's bill would be the toughest nationally if it is ultimately signed into law by Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
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"I am a little bit concerned about the state's current economic crisis, and looking at a $20.1 million cut to the state makes me a little bit nervous," Levin said.
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