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Entries Tagged as 'Dan Malloy'

Lamont: ‘Probably Not’ Support Ganim If He Wins Primary

August 8th, 2018 · 52 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: Democrat Ned Lamont said Tuesday that he would “probably not” support Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim in November if the convicted felon wins next week’s Democratic gubernatorial primary.

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With A Little Help From Rich Friends–Independent Expenditures Boost Candidates In Bridgeport Races

July 31st, 2018 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events, State Politics

A $100,000 donation to a Connecticut political action committee from Alice Walton, daughter of WalMart founder Sam Walton and richest woman in the world, is bolstering independent expenditures on behalf of legislative candidates supportive of charter schools including Democratic-endorsed Dennis Bradley seeking the open seat in Connecticut’s 23rd State Senate District. He’s challenged in the […]

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For Primaries, The Focus Is Now

July 30th, 2018 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Two weeks left to the August 14 Democratic primaries with candidates for governor leading the ticket. Sleepy, low-turnout summer primaries are capricious ducks with electors focusing late on the candidates as campaign spending and outreach intensifies.

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Ned Got His MTV, Joe Wants His Three-Card Lamont

July 28th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim is resurrecting charges made by two prior opponents of Ned Lamont, the Democratic-endorsed candidate for governor, centered on layoffs at his cable television company back in the day. “He should produce the records,” says Ganim. “That’s like me saying I don’t have a felony conviction.” Leave it to Joe to spin a conviction […]

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With Primary On Horizon, Herbst Rolls Out Law-And-Order Agenda

July 26th, 2018 · 38 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Pushing a law-and-order agenda less than three weeks from a five-candidate Republican primary, former Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst rolled out a six-point plan on Thursday that includes eliminating Governor Dan Malloy’s early prison release program, restoring the death penalty and cracking down on sanctuary cities. See full plan here.

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Candidates For Governor Weigh In On Malloy Toll Study

July 25th, 2018 · 7 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

The state Bond Commission on Wednesday approved a $10 million study on the viability of electronic tolls for Connecticut, pushed by Governor Dan Malloy. Some gubernatorial candidates argue it’s a waste of money, or should have happened sooner, considering the amount of time the issue has already been debated in the state legislature.

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No Easy Pass For Malloy On Toll Study, Guber Candidates Pounce

July 18th, 2018 · 10 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Despite hearings in the state legislature, Governor Dan Malloy wants to spend $10 million to study electronic tolling on state highways, something that received an instant rebuke from gubernatorial candidates.

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Stemerman Blasts Stefanowski As RINO, Both Former Dems

July 18th, 2018 · 11 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Is GOP gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski a Republican in name only? Rival David Stemerman, who is also largely self-funding his race, blasts him in a campaign video for being a Democrat up until last year and making campaign contributions to Democrats. Stemerman was also a registered Democrat more than a decade ago and contributed $2,300 to […]

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