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Ned And Joe’s Testo’s Sauce Summit

August 18th, 2018 · 8 Comments · City Politics, State Politics, Uncategorized

Standing in his Bridgeport campaign headquarters Tuesday morning Ned Lamont contemplated the morning after, looking forward to a big primary win with an eye toward the paramount prize, a general election with his opponent who leads Connecticut’s largest city totally on board to take out the Republican.

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Lamont, As Governor, Will Sue Trump Over Emissions Standards

August 6th, 2018 · 7 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

From Lamont for governor: Ned Lamont, endorsed Democratic candidate for Governor, outlined his plans to protect the health, safety, and well-being of Connecticut residents following the Trump administration’s proposal to roll back federal greenhouse gas emissions standards during a press conference today.

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Ganim To Report $800K Raised In Quest To Upset Lamont

July 9th, 2018 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim’s campaign for governor has raised in total roughly $800,000 for the latest reporting period ending June 30, a respectable neighborhood under normal circumstances in his underdog challenge of Democratic-endorsed Ned Lamont who will leverage millions of dollars of his personal wealth as they go head-to-head in an August 14 Democratic primary. Where the […]

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Ganim Qualifies For Gubernatorial Primary Ballot To Challenge Lamont

June 19th, 2018 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim on Tuesday qualified for the August 14 primary ballot for governor to challenge Democratic-endorsed Ned Lamont, according to the Connecticut Secretary of the State’s Office. Ganim becomes the first Democrat to make the ballot via a signature process for governor since Connecticut approved a direct primary process about 15 years ago.

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Inspiring? Lamont’s Ticket Toothache Includes Bysiewicz Baggage

May 17th, 2018 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

In selecting Susan Bysiewicz as his running mate, Ned Lamont takes out of the equation a key competitor to ease the dollar flow of his self-funded campaign, but looking down the road to the general election an uninspiring ticket whose combo was lanced heavily in cities the last time they each ran in Democratic primaries, […]

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Deecken, GOP State Senate Candidate, Decries Tribal Gaming Monopoly Against Bridgeport’s Interests

May 10th, 2018 · 51 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Gaming monopolies are bad for taxpayers. It’s impossible for taxpayers to get the best deal without a competitive process showing all the financial cards. That’s the message from Richard Deecken, Republican candidate for State Senate in Connecticut’s 22nd District challenging incumbent Democrat Marilyn Moore. Deecken issued a response to the State Senate not taking up […]

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As Convention Approaches, Harp Endorsement Music To Lamont’s Ears

May 3rd, 2018 · 61 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Weeks from the state party convention, high-profile Democrats are pushing to coalesce behind Greenwich entrepreneur Ned Lamont for governor. New Haven Mayor Toni Harp on Thursday announced her support for Lamont. Mayor Joe Ganim had been courting her for months. Ganim has opened a campaign office in New Haven, adding to offices in Bridgeport, Hartford […]

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Cheese It! The Tribal Nations Rat Politics In Closing Days Of Legislative Session

May 1st, 2018 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Time to break open the truth serum for the tribal nations gaming strategy. First they were all in favor of an economic jolt for Bridgeport, then changed their minds. Then one half of the tribal nations–Mohegan Sun–trotted out a disingenuous partnership with the Webster Bank Arena as a response to MGM’s proposal to build a […]

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