Lately, State Senator Anthony Musto hasn’t met a conflict of interest he doesn’t love. First, in aid of his political pals, he led the charge against the government reform bill that would eliminate conflicts of interest on the City Council, then he led the charge to emasculate campaign finance reform on the side of dark [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Nancy DiNardo'
May 29th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
February 28th, 2013 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics
State House members Auden Grogins and Jack Hennessy must feel like it’s us against the world when it comes to Hennessy’s proposed legislation HB-5724 if approved by the legislature and signed into law would bar city employees from serving on the City Council and remove, they say, conflicts of interest on the city’s legislative body [...]
January 9th, 2013 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
You want to know about Connecticut election law? You call Kevin Reynolds. The guy knows his stuff. He also has great contacts having served as legal counsel for three Democratic state chairs including the current Chair Nancy DiNardo and Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen when he served. As the state legislative session begins in Hartford [...]
September 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
Democratic State Party Chair Nancy DiNardo claims the Republican candidates for Connecticut’s 4th and 5th Congressional Districts respectively Steve Obsitnik and Andrew Roraback are playing footsies with campaign fundraising at a joint event. Obstinik is challenging Democratic incumbent Jim Himes and Roraback is running against Democrat Elizabeth Esty. DiNardo is starting to sharpen her teeth [...]
July 20th, 2012 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
The dueling campaign releases are now coming in earnest between operatives for Democratic Congressman Jim Himes and his Republican opponent Steve Obsitnik. See punch and counter-punch below starting with Obsitnik:
June 21st, 2012 · 21 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Superior Court Judge Theodore Tyma has ruled for the city’s Planning & Zoning Commission that denied a second extension of time for a proposed 120-bed halfway house by Community Solutions Inc. at Norman Street and Railroad Avenue. The proposal has been the subject of several heated zoning and neighborhood meetings.
April 17th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
The legislature’s Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee on Monday approved a bill 46-4 legalizing mixed martial arts matches in Connecticut. What an intriguing vote, considering just last week many of the Democratic-dominated pols on the committee voted to abolish the death penalty claiming it was governmental barbarism. Well, what the hell is extreme fighting? This stuff makes professional wrestling look [...]