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The ‘Citizenship Question’–Council Committee Weighs Census Issues

September 23rd, 2018 · 5 Comments · City Council, National Politics, News and Events

The City Council’s Miscellaneous Matters Committee Monday night will take up two resolutions “in support of an accurate 2020 Census and to create a “Complete Count Committee” with local outreach, assistance and promotion” as well as “to express opposition to the addition of the “Citizenship Question” regarding the 2020 Census.” See agenda here.

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Legislature Balks On Sports Betting

August 29th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

The next governor of Connecticut must deal with sports betting. Following a Supreme Court ruling that legalized sports betting, Governor Dan Malloy began negotiations with the state’s tribal nations that operate Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun in advance of an anticipated special session of the legislature that’s now off the table.

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Deecken: End Gaming Monopoly, Time For Comprehensive Reform

August 23rd, 2018 · 98 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Republican Rich Deecken, who faces incumbent Marilyn Moore in the general election for the 22nd State Senate District seat covering all of Trumbull and portions of Bridgeport and Monroe, shares in this commentary “Bridgeport’s delegation must insert themselves into the negotiation process, and ensure that, instead of a piecemeal approach, nothing less than a comprehensive rewrite […]

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Ned And Joe’s Testo’s Sauce Summit

August 18th, 2018 · 38 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE: includes footage of Saturday’s Democratic unity rally. 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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