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Entries Tagged as 'Brendan Sharkey'

Dough Alert! Ernie Newton Supporter Kneads State Elections Complaint Against Baker

July 20th, 2014 · 38 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Don’t ya just love election season in the Park City? Charlie Coviello, supporter of Democratic-endorsed Ernie Newton opposed by Andre Baker in an August 12 Democratic primary, has filed a complaint with the State Elections Enforcement Commission claiming Baker “expended funds … and held a fundraiser …” before the State House candidate formed a committee […]

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Baker, Hughes Await Confirmation Of Public Grants For Primaries

July 17th, 2014 · 43 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

As the Friday deadline looms to get on the State Elections Enforcement Commission agenda, it appears State House candidate Andre Baker has enough dough to qualify for public financing in his quest to defeat party endorsed Ernie Newton in an August 12 Democratic primary, according to his report filing. Last week, Speaker of the House […]

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Newton Claims Sharkey Talks Out Of Both Sides Of Mouth When It Comes To Public Trust

July 14th, 2014 · 68 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Last week Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey endorsed Andre Baker for state representative over Democratic Party-endorsed Ernie Newton, saying at a fundraiser for Baker public trust is the first quality voters should consider when choosing who will represent them. Newton, who faces an August 12 primary from Baker, has fired back charging Sharkey caved […]

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Clock Is Ticking To Qualify For Public Moolah In Primary Season

July 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE: Dennis Bradley qualifies for public grant. The clock is winding down to qualify for public dough in state primary races, according to the Citizens Election Program calendar. Next Friday July 18 is the final day candidates for the August 12 Democratic primary can make the agenda for public money. Two State Senate primaries and […]

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Shark Attack Against Newton, Speaker Sharkey Stumps For Andre Baker, Newton: ‘They Got A Price To Pay’

July 10th, 2014 · 39 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE: Get ready for the Ernie Newton and Andre Baker showdown. Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey appeared at a fundraiser Wednesday night for State House candidate Andre Baker who’s challenging Democratic-endorsed Ernie Newton in an August 12 primary, saying in a statement “Public trust is the first quality voters should consider when choosing who […]

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Malloy Heralds State Port Authority

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

News release from Governor Dan Malloy: Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined state and local elected officials and members the state’s maritime industry, today held a signing ceremony for legislation that creates the Connecticut Port Authority which will act as a quasi-public agency to market and coordinate the development of the state’s ports and maritime economy. […]

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Christina Ayala: I’m Running–Rosario Poised For Endorsement

April 15th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

If State Rep. Christina Ayala’s to win a second two-year term she’ll have to wage a primary against Chris Rosario, the city’s director of Anti-Blight and Illegal Dumping, who has formed a candidate committee (see here) raising money to qualify for the state’s Citizens Election Program of publicly funded campaigns. Ayala has only recently formed […]

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