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New Britain Herald: Student Legislators Work on Mock Bills

Jan 09, 2003, 08:31 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Brian Kovach first became interested in politics when he met governor Rowland at a local fund-raising event. Inspired by the governor's speech, Kovach hopped on the campaign trail with several local representatives.

"Today, the Plainville High School sophomore is writing two bills, which he hopes will pass in the next youth mock legislation session in March...

"The student's second bill is directed at the security infrastructure at the state Capitol. Kovach is proposing that the state should change all its computer systems from Microsoft to Linux, thus saving the state a large amount of money in a tough fiscal year. Kovach came up with the idea while working as an intern with the GOP at the Capitol. He is hoping his fellow delegates will approve the bill, so that it can make it to the--mock,alas!--state legislature..."

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