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Entries Categorized as 'State Politics'

Ganim Stresses Democratic Partnership With Urban Centers, GOP Running State “Death For Me And My City”

November 20th, 2017 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

Edging closer to a formal declaration for governor, Mayor Joe Ganim on Saturday pitched members of the political action organization The Voices of Women of Color, stressing cities as the economic drivers to build a “new Connecticut economy.”

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The Politics Of Race

November 19th, 2017 · 4 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Colin McEnroe, who appears weekdays from 1 to 2 p.m. on WNPR-FM (90.5) writes about the disingenuous leanings of the two major political parties when it comes to fielding candidate diversity.

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Wyman: Nope To Guber Run

November 16th, 2017 · 18 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman said Thursday she will not run for governor in 2018, ending months of personal contemplation and political calculation. Her decision deprives the Democratic Party of its highest-profile contender, while sparing it from a campaign that could have struggled to emerge from the shadow of an unpopular […]

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Mattei: Rebuilding State Means Rebuilding Trust In Government

November 13th, 2017 · 5 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Bridgeport attorney Chris Mattei who’s exploring a Democratic run for governor issued several points on Monday to rebuild trust in government.

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State Budget Leaves $13 Million Gap In City Budget–Ganim: Voting Yes To Library Question Will Jack Taxes

November 3rd, 2017 · 73 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, Library, News and Events, State Politics

Addressing the media Friday afternoon, Mayor Joe Ganim announced the recently passed state budget, four months late, leaves a gaping $13 million hole in the municipal budget year that began July 1. Ganim also stressed that if city voters approve Tuesday’s ballot question to fund city libraries it will further exacerbate municipal finances and lead […]

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Once They Embraced Manafort, Now Local GOP Running

November 2nd, 2017 · 12 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

And so it goes. From Neil Vigdor, CT Post: For the Connecticut Republicans, a party starving for national relevance, Paul Manafort was one of their own.

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Gulp! You Really Wanna Be Governor?

November 2nd, 2017 · 43 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

We have a state budget, finally, but the financial horizon skies look awfully stormy for the next governor who takes office January 2019. Hide the whiskey bottle.

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Phew! Malloy Signs Budget

October 31st, 2017 · 2 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Hey, Connecticut has a budget … four months late. From Governor Malloy: Governor Dannel P. Malloy today signed into law the bipartisan budget agreement reached by members of the General Assembly, highlighting important reforms for strengthening Hartford and other cities, fully-funded state pensions, and other key initiatives championed by his administration. The Governor line-item vetoed […]

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