Former Democratic State Senator Ernie Newton, awaiting word from the court this month on his lawyer’s motion to dismiss criminal charges for alleged campaign finance law infractions, is preening over Tuesday’s Democratic Town Committee results he says continues his coalition-building in neighborhoods.
Entries Tagged as 'Marilyn Moore'
March 6th, 2014 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
February 11th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Gail Janensch, an active member of the League of Women Voters, says it’s time for new blood on the Democratic Town Committee with a message of reform. She’s running on a slate for the March 4 primary challenging the established slate in the North End 133rd District led by City Council President Tom McCarthy who’s […]
February 5th, 2014 · 29 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
A fundraiser for Democratic candidate for State Senate Marilyn Moore will take place on Monday 5 p.m. at Miss Thelma’s Restaurant, 140 Fairfield Avenue. Moore is challenging incumbent Anthony Musto in an August primary. Connecticut’s 22nd Senatorial covers all of Trumbull and portions of Bridgeport and Monroe.
January 12th, 2014 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Political activist Marilyn Moore has filed a candidate committee for State Senate setting up a rematch of her 2008 Democratic primary with Anthony Musto who occupies the city-suburban district. Moore has built an intriguing early coalition that includes former City Councilman Bob “Troll” Walsh as her treasurer and 2011 mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster as deputy […]
What’s In Your Crystal Ball For 2014? Battle Cry: If You Want To Be Close To Everything, Bring Your Business To Steelpointe Harbor
December 31st, 2013 · 10 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, Development and Zoning, State Politics
A lot of campaign action is on the horizon for the new year, elections for governor, Congress, state legislature and, as local as local can get, races for the 90-member Democratic Town Committee, the pols who conduct party business and endorse candidates for public office. The positioning has started with more to come with district […]
December 11th, 2013 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
State Rep. Jack Hennessy says he will once again submit conflict-of-interest legislation in the 2014 General Assembly intended to close a loophole in state law that presumably allows city employees to serve on the City Council in defiance of the City Charter, a bill that was killed with the aid of State Senator Anthony Musto […]
November 11th, 2013 · 39 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics
When incumbents fight the tide of establishment anger in high-turnout areas such as Black Rock it’s all they can do to stay above water. Steven Stafstrom was a casualty of voter fury in the highest turnout area of the city that also nearly drowned his Democratic City Council running partner Sue Brannelly whose once-popular standing […]