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Entries Tagged as 'Dan Malloy'

Another Poll Shows Close Race Between Malloy And Foley

July 31st, 2014 · 10 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

A new poll by Vox Populi Polling shows a statistical dead heat between Governor Dan Malloy and Republican endorsed Tom Foley who faces an August 12 primary from State Senator John McKinney. Malloy and Foley squared off in a tight election in 2010.

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Working Families Party Endorses Malloy–Backlash From Former WFP Supporters? Pelto: Politics Before Policy

July 29th, 2014 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Lindsay Farrell, executive director of the Connecticut Working Families Party, issued an eblast to supporters on Tuesday announcing the endorsement of Governor Dan Malloy for another four years. Malloy’s name will appear on the Democratic and WFP lines in the general election. In Bridgeport, former school board member Maria Pereira broke from the WFP several […]

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Homestretch To Primary Tuesday, $400K In Public Funds For City Races

July 29th, 2014 · 30 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Two weeks until the August 12 Tsunami Tuesday with loads of primary action out there involving Democrats locally and Republicans statewide. This is one of those cycles with implications that could extend into next year’s mayoral election.

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Foley Pledges Urban Agenda (Still Waiting)

July 29th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

Republican endorsed candidate for governor Tom Foley has been promising details of an urban agenda ever since he announced his exploratory committee in Bridgeport last year. From the Associated Press: Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley said Monday he’s still crafting his urban agenda for Connecticut’s cities, focusing on issues such as high unemployment, a large […]

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Dems Tee Up Bibb Hit Against Foley

July 29th, 2014 · 3 Comments · State Politics

Get ready for the Democratic assault on Tom Foley’s jobs record. Foley’s management of Bibb was an issue in the 2010 gubernatorial campaign. From the Malloy campaign camp: Tom Foley plans to hold a press conference in Lisbon playing politics with the job losses at Fusion Paperboard. But Tom Foley wasn’t lamenting the jobs lost […]

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Latest Polls Show Challenging Reelection For Malloy

July 28th, 2014 · 40 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events, State Politics

A new poll conducted by the research firm You Gov in partnership with the The New York Times and CBS News shows Republican-endorsed Tom Foley with a nine-point lead over Democratic incumbent Dan Malloy. A poll conducted three weeks ago by national political consulting company Anazlone Liszt Grove Research showed Malloy and Foley in a […]

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The Political Balancing Act Of Housing Undocumented Immigrant Children

July 23rd, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Bill Finch says we’ll accommodate the kids if we have space and the feds foot the bill, a spokesman for New Haven Mayor Toni Harp proclaims we’re not stepping up to undermine Governor Dan Malloy, but now even Malloy is trying to find a political safe haven–after saying no–to address shelter for undocumented immigrants […]

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