Awaiting a legal ruling from a state judge regarding alleged campaign finance law violations, Ernie Newton is weighing campaign options that include running for one of the two legislative seats he once occupied. In preparation for a run he will become a member of the Democratic Town Committee in the 139th District that serves his […]
Entries Tagged as 'Darnell Crosland'
January 28th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
January 10th, 2014 · 13 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
A state judge is expected to decide in late March whether to dismiss charges of campaign finance fraud against former State Senator Ernie Newton or schedule a trial date in defense of accusations he falsified $500 in contributions to trigger an $80,000 grant from the Citizens Election Program of publicly financed campaigns for his State Senate […]
December 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments · News and Events
Darnell Crosland, the attorney representing Ernie Newton, has filed a motion to dismiss state charges against the former state senator accusing him of falsifying $500 in campaign contributions to trigger an $80,550 grant through the Citizens Election Program of publicly funded campaigns for his state senate bid in 2012. Newton is scheduled to be back […]
August 27th, 2013 · 14 Comments · News and Events
From Michael Mayko, CT Post: Sept. 23 could be the day Ernest Newton’s been waiting for. Or it could be one he regrets.
May 21st, 2013 · 7 Comments · News and Events
Ya just never know what former State Senator Ernie Newton, the Moses of his peeps, will say. From David Owens, Hartford Courant: Former state Sen. Ernie Newton was late for his Hartford court appearance on Tuesday, and after a prosecutor Kevin Shay was unable to reach Newton’s lawyer, Darnell Crosland, Judge Joan K. Alexander revoked […]
April 15th, 2013 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Ernie Newton’s lawyer has filed a motion to dismiss state campaign finance charges against the former state senator asserting “the charges against Mr. Newton could not be supported if the ultimate responsibility rest on the treasurer.” Newton’s lawyer Darnell Crosland filed the motion to dismiss in Hartford Superior Court last week. He claims the scope […]
January 31st, 2013 · 13 Comments · News and Events
Darnell Crosland, the attorney representing Ernie Newton, told OIB this morning he’ll be filing a federal civil rights complaint against the Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission including its ex-chairman Stephen Cashman for harassment and selective prosecution following state charges accusing Newton of falsifying $500 in campaign donations to receive roughly $80,000 in public funds for his […]