Who says Democrats and Republicans cannot get along? They can, and often do, in Connecticut. At least in comparison to the gridlock in Washington. The opening session of the General Assembly on Wednesday was a love fest. Republican House Minority Leader Larry Cafero, who has gubernatorial ambitions, seconded the nomination of Democrat Brendan Sharkey as [...]
Entries from May 17th, 2013
Legislative Session Begins–Christina Ayala Receives Oath: “Breathtaking!” Legal Issues Still Pending
January 9th, 2013 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Governor: Freedom Is Not A Handgun On The Hip Of Every Teacher, Security Should Not Mean A Guard Posted Outside Every Classroom
January 9th, 2013 · 2 Comments · News and Events
An emotional Governor Dannel Malloy delivered his State of the State address today, opening the first day of the state legislative session that runs into early June. The governor revisited his first two years in office, the challenges of closing a budget deficit, responding to natural disasters, improving school performance and the future task of [...]
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January 9th, 2013 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
You want to know about Connecticut election law? You call Kevin Reynolds. The guy knows his stuff. He also has great contacts having served as legal counsel for three Democratic state chairs including the current Chair Nancy DiNardo and Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen when he served. As the state legislative session begins in Hartford [...]
January 9th, 2013 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Bob Curwen, one of the longest-serving City Council members who also co-chaired the Budget and Appropriations Committee for more than a decade, announced Monday night his resignation from the city’s legislative body to deal with some family health matters.
January 9th, 2013 · No Comments · Education, News and Events
News release from SHU and Bank of America: Bank of America recently awarded Sacred Heart University a $15,000 grant to support the university’s minority scholars program, a mentoring and retention program that targets low and moderate-income undergraduate minority students majoring in the fields of mathematics, science, information technology and the quantitative business disciplines.
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