South End District Leader Mitch Robles has been given a pass from the office of Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill for not disclosing felony drug convictions on his application renewal as a notary public. From Jon Lender, Hartford Courant: Democratic Secretary of the State Denise Merrill’s office allowed Mitchell Robles, a longtime district […]
Entries Tagged as 'Hartford Courant'
October 30th, 2014 · 7 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
October 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
The Hartford Courant has endorsed Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst for state treasurer over Democratic incumbent Denise Nappier. Who says the Courant won’t endorse a Republican? Full disclosure: I have served as campaign strategist for Herbst for his first selectman races, but was not involved in his general election for state treasurer. From the Courant:
October 24th, 2014 · 9 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From the Hartford Courant: Mr. Malloy, 59, is something Connecticut hasn’t seen in a while, a hands-on manager who took on the serious problems facing the state. He bit off a lot, perhaps too much. He made mistakes (as all politicians do). His sharp-elbow combativeness didn’t always serve him well. But he was a leader […]
October 24th, 2014 · 3 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and petitioning candidate Joseph Visconti squared off in a debate Thursday night, but one of the issues was the person who was not there–Republican Tom Foley.
October 20th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Okay, we’re seeing all kinds of spending records broken in this gubernatorial cycle, whether independent expenditures or from $33 million in Connecticut taxpayers funds. You’re paying for it in some fashion. Is it worth it? Hmmm, what Bridgeport could do with an extra $33 million. From Greg Hladky, Hartford Courant. State officials said Monday that […]
October 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics
Governor Dan Malloy and Republican opponent Tom Foley engaged in another intense debate Thursday night in a war over veracity. From the Hartford Courant: Foley had previously offered a truce during the Hartford Courant debate last week at the University of Connecticut, but Malloy declined. Malloy countered, “Well, let me start with the truth. Crime […]
October 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
You watch the guber debate Thursday night? From CT Mirror: Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley sharply questioned each other’s character, ability and records Thursday night in the season’s wildest debate, a televised confrontation that resurrected Foley’s long-ago night in jail and Malloy’s brush with a mayoral corruption investigation in which he […]