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Entries Categorized as 'State Politics'

Lamont-Stefanowski Money Race

October 11th, 2018 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Democrat Ned Lamont has pumped more than $12 million of his own money into his campaign for governor while Republican Bob Stefanowski has invested more than $3 million, according to campaign finance reports filed with the State Elections Enforcement Commission. See latest Lamont report here. Stefanowski report here.

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Q Poll: Lamont Leads By 8

October 10th, 2018 · 32 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Q Poll: A 22-percentage point lead among women in the Connecticut governor’s race gives Democrat Ned Lamont a 47 – 39 percent likely voter lead over Republican Bob Stefanowski, with 11 percent for independent candidate Oz Griebel, according to a Quinnipiac University Poll released today.

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Lamont-Bysiewicz Release Plan To Empower Women

October 10th, 2018 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Leading by more than 20 points among women, according to the latest Q Poll, Democrat Ned Lamont and his gubernatorial running mate Susan Bysiewicz released on Wednesday a platform “to empower, support and provide equal opportunity to women in every facet of their lives–from the classroom to the boardroom.”

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Any Mayoral Takers Against Ganim?

October 8th, 2018 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

Need a java jolt for this election cycle? Four weeks to the general election featuring races for governor, General Assembly and federal offices. So far it’s been rather sleepy with the Supreme Court confirmation hearings gripping interest nationally. Still, there’s a lot on the line in Connecticut with an open seat for governor and the State […]

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Lamont Pushes Innovation

October 8th, 2018 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

From Ned Lamont: Ned Lamont, Democratic nominee for governor, published an op-ed on Medium today detailing his success as a businessman and his plan to launch a Business Advisory Council to aggressively pursue bringing new businesses and jobs to Connecticut.

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State Senate Candidate Deecken: Education Is An Economic Driver

October 8th, 2018 · 13 Comments · Education, News and Events, State Politics

Rich Deecken, a Bassick High School history teacher running for State Senate in the 22nd District against incumbent Marilyn Moore, issued the following statement regarding education policy in Connecticut: A world class education system is an economic driver. Years ago, talent would move to where businesses were located to obtain employment. Now businesses are moving […]

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Forget The Absentee Ballots, Here’s Your Chance, Pony Up $7,500 For Stefanowski

October 5th, 2018 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Bang the bongos. Toot the trumpets. Grind the guitars. The cash-strapped Bridgeport Republican Town Committee has donated $7,500 to the gubernatorial campaign of Bob Stefanowski tucked in a battle with Democratic standard bearer Ned Lamont. Bridgeport resident John Slater, vice chairman of the Connecticut Republican Party, issued a call to action in an eblast urging […]

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Meanwhile, Dems Pounce On Stefanowski’s Kavanaugh Dodge

October 5th, 2018 · 4 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Whether you like it, or not, it’s hard for most candidates running for high-profile positions to avoid the disquieting Kavanaugh question. The Democratic Governors Association kicked out this release: In case you missed it, Connecticut political analysts and reporters roundly criticized Bob Stefanowski for his failure to answer basic questions about Connecticut and about Supreme […]

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