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Entries from December 13th, 2017

Ganim And Testa Won’t Cry If Public Financing Torpedoed In State Budget Process

September 20th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

With the latest fundraising quarter coming to a close, Mayor Joe Ganim is trying to put on a push this week in an area key for becoming a top-tier 2018 candidate for statewide office, raising money, be it public dollars or the old-fashioned way of large dollar donations. The Republican budget passed last week that […]

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Herron Flights Keeley By 1 Vote

September 20th, 2017 · 9 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events

Every vote counts. Yup. In the case of the Democratic City Council primary between incumbent Jeanette Herron and former State Rep. Bob Keeley in the North End 133rd District 1 vote has made the difference. Herron squeaked out a vote victory following a Tuesday recount that had them tied going in.

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The Kohut Formula For Ending Budget Impasse

September 20th, 2017 · 2 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Hartford is a fiscal train wreck. City policy wonk Jeff Kohut in this commentary offers a menu of items to end the derailment. Regarding the current, derailed budget process in Hartford; it is obvious that both massive cuts in state spending and massive new revenue flows are needed to shore-up our collapsing state economy.

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