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Dick Blumenthal came to town to cheer on aldermen in their effort to reform the state marshal system in New Haven. When alders asked him to do the same at the state level, he said he’d try.

Blumenthal (pictured), Connecticut’s attorney general, paid a visit Monday night to City Hall, where the aldermanic Legislation Committee was debating a proposal from Hill Aldermen Jorge Perez to reform the way the city doles out work to marshals. His proposal was one of a series of reforms prompted by a city towing scandal.

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