Nothing like a few state constitutional officers to spice up the formal kickoff to the 65th Barnum Festival featuring former Democratic Town Chair John Stafstrom as the 2013 Ringmaster. This festival is certain to be memorable. Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman and Attorney General George Jepsen were part of the power crowd that jammed the Bridgeport [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Nancy Wyman'
May 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
February 5th, 2013 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
When Governor Dannel Malloy submits his two-year budget to the state legislature on Wednesday it will include a proposal to allocate roughly $173 million for city schools for the budget year beginning July 1, an increase of roughly $4.3 million from the current budget year. His proposal also calls for an additional $4 million for the budget [...]
July 10th, 2012 · 1 Comment · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
The campaign of Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Chris Murphy, facing an Aug. 14 primary challenge from ex Connecticut Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz, is rolling in money. From Murphy: Post-Convention Momentum Swells for Murphy, $1.2 Million Raised for 2nd Quarter ROCKY HILL—Chris Murphy’s campaign for U.S. Senate raised more than $1.2 million in the [...]
June 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
From the Obama campaign: CHICAGO, IL – Obama for America Campaign Manager Jim Messina released the following statement in reaction to Romney’s remarks on the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act:
May 12th, 2012 · 7 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
Congressman Chris Murphy on Saturday won the Democratic endorsement for U.S. Senate at the party convention. Former Connecticut Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz received enough delegate support to wage a primary for the seat of a retiring Joe Lieberman. From the Murphy campaign:
May 10th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events, State Politics
The 2012 state legislative session is over. It produced repeal of the death penalty, passage of medical marijuana, Sunday sales at liquor stores, increased regulation of the massage-parlor industry, a compromise on education reform that includes more loot for poor-performing schools, and much more.
May 1st, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
State Rep. William Tong today dropped his bid for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination and threw his support to Congressman Chris Murphy. Governor Dannel Malloy also endorsed Murphy today. Murphy and former Connecticut Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz, a relentless campaigner, are headed for an August primary clash. So too on the Republican side [...]