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Entries Tagged as 'Hartford Courant'

Lamont: Republican Candidates For Governor Silent on ‘Trump’s Cruel Policies’

July 24th, 2018 · 15 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

The Ned Lamont campaign for governor released the following statement on the GOP gubernatorial debate hosted by WSHU, Hearst Media and Sacred Heart University today. Watch debate above. Hartford Courant coverage here.

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Underdog Ganim Lands Boots Boost From Union Coalition Against Front-Runner Lamont

July 24th, 2018 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim on Monday culled a gubernatorial campaign boost from organized labor that represents nearly 8,000 union households in Connecticut, a much-needed lift of boots on the ground in the face of party-endorsed Ned Lamont enjoying a majority of union support that helps drive turnout in Democratic primaries, in addition to the millions of his […]

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Ganim Wants Lamont To Disclose His Loot

July 19th, 2018 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

When your opponent possesses millions of personal dough to invest in a campaign for governor and you’re lagging far behind on the money front, you trot out a mantra: show us the money. That’s what Mayor Joe Ganim is demanding of Democratic-endorsed Ned Lamont, full financial disclosure. Get ready for more of this in the […]

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No Easy Pass For Malloy On Toll Study, Guber Candidates Pounce

July 18th, 2018 · 10 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Despite hearings in the state legislature, Governor Dan Malloy wants to spend $10 million to study electronic tolling on state highways, something that received an instant rebuke from gubernatorial candidates.

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Paging Sinners And Saints–Lamont And Ganim Trade Barbs In Debate Battle

July 13th, 2018 · 42 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

In a political world of sinners and very few saints, party-endorsed Ned Lamont and Mayor Joe Ganim squared off Thursday night in New Haven for their first head-to-head debate in advance of the August 14 Democratic primary for governor. Shared coverage follows:

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Meanwhile, The Republicans Went At It Too

July 13th, 2018 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: With five candidates on the stage, Republicans clashed Thursday night among themselves and more often blasted a politician who is not on the ballot this year–Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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Only In Connecticut–The Tweet Barbs Of Greenwich Millionaires Lamont And Stemerman

July 4th, 2018 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

One is a scion of Thomas W. Lamont, an early chairman of J.P. Morgan & Co., the other a hedgie who crows about dumping $10 million of his own money into the August primary. What happens when two loaded Greenwich guber candidates show off their money manhood on Twitter? Democrat Ned Lamont and Republican David Stemerman fenced […]

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Protesters Want ICE Iced, 35 Arrested For Blocking Federal Courthouse

July 2nd, 2018 · 4 Comments · Law Enforcement, National Politics, News and Events

News release from rally organizers. Hartford Courant article here. Hartford, CT — Today, hundreds protested outside Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) to call for the abolition of ICE, a deadly institution that is caging Connecticut immigrants and tearing apart families every day. ICE unfairly jails immigrants while they await a decision on their immigration status, […]

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