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Malloy To Discuss Black Rock Business District

September 26th, 2014 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events, State Politics

Governor Dan Malloy, who’s kicked up criticism of Republican opponent Tom Foley’s education proposal to strip money from failing schools, is scheduled to participate in a discussion tonight (Friday) 6 p.m. at the Black Rock Library with neighborhood residents about the $500,000 state funding to enhance the Black Rock business district on Fairfield Avenue.

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Dems Claim Foley Plagiarized Urban Agenda, Foley Says Phooey, Courant: ‘Wording Identical To Passages Previously Posted On Internet’

September 25th, 2014 · 15 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Is it plagiarism or borrowing? Democrats say Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley plagiarized his urban agenda he released on Wednesday, saying in a statement “it appears that they are plagiarized–word for word, sentence for sentence–from other sources.”

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Tom Foley’s Education Whitewash Shatters Out-Of-Touch Meter

September 23rd, 2014 · 35 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE: In a new ad, Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley says nothing is more important than a child’s education. “Over 100,000 Connecticut children are in underpreforming schools,” he declares in the spot, surrounded by school children, not one of them black or Hispanic. You’ve got to wonder how disconnected Foley is from the reality […]

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Rowland Convicted For Sham Consulting Contract

September 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events

From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror: A jury in U.S. District Court convicted Gov. John G. Rowland on Friday on charges arising from what the government described as a scheme to solicit two congressional campaigns in 2010 and 2012 to secretly pay him as a political consultant in violation of U.S. campaign finance laws.

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Check Out The Cost Of Obamacare

September 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events

Searching for health insurance? Alvin Chang and Arielle Levin Becker of the CT Mirror provide an easy-to-use guide to buy insurance next year based on the cost of standard plans sold through Access Health CT, Connecticut’s health insurance exchange. See here.

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To Tell The Truth–Who Won The Guber Debate?

August 28th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Did anyone watch the battle between Malloy Math and Tom Foolery last night? Candidates for governor Democratic incumbent Dan Malloy and Republican Tom Foley brought along a few zingers in the test for veracity. New Haven Register coverage below followed by links to various news outlets: In their first debate of the campaign, Democratic Gov. […]

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Is He Tom Foley Or Tom Foolery? The Candidate’s Calculated Risk

August 27th, 2014 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

As Republican nominee for governor Tom Foley enters his first debate tonight against Democratic incumbent Dan Malloy, will he actually take a position on something? Or maybe he thinks no one will notice? Foley speaks often about sharing a Bridgeport agenda as he tries to poach urban votes from Malloy. Where’s the plan? Mark Pazniokas […]

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