Popular Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti, whose desire for a gubernatorial run in 2010 was derailed by a federal corruption probe into his administration, says he’ll seek the Republican nomination for governor in 2014. Lauretti told OIB of his plans Saturday night at the Barnum Festival Ringmaster’s Ball at Seaside Park. Lauretti, who has roots in […]
Entries Tagged as 'Quinnipiac University'
June 24th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
June 19th, 2013 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From the Q Poll: In a 2014 rematch of the 2010 Connecticut governor’s race, Republican challenger Tom Foley gets 43 percent to 40 percent for Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.
March 6th, 2013 · 2 Comments · News and Events
From the Q Poll: By margins of 2-1 or more, Connecticut voters support most gun-control measures, with support for universal background checks at 93 – 6 percent, including 89 – 9 percent among voters in households where there are guns, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.
January 11th, 2013 · 7 Comments · News and Events
From Mike Mayko, CT Post: (HARTFORD) Former State Sen. Ernest Newton’s legal problems are growing. The U.S. Probation Department is expected to charge Newton with violating the terms of supervised release as a result of his Jan. 4 state arrest on larceny, illegal campaign practices and tampering with a witness. He is expected to plead […]
November 27th, 2012 · 7 Comments · Cops, News and Events
UPDATE: Eric Holder, the nation’s top law enforcement official, joined Governor Dannel Malloy and a coalition of service providers today to announce the year-long planning effort “Project Longevity,” a strategy to curtail gang violence in Connecticut cities. The program was launched in New Haven and will carry on in Bridgeport and Hartford. Bridgeport Police Chief […]
October 24th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, State Politics
The U.S. Senate battle between Democrat Chris Murphy and Republican Linda McMahon continues to be close. Two other public polls this week had the race a dead heat. The latest from today’s Quinnipiac poll: Women and older voters are shifting away from Linda McMahon, the Republican candidate in Connecticut’s U.S. Senate race, giving U.S. Rep. Christopher […]
October 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Media, News and Events, State Politics
From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror: When Republican Linda McMahon joins New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at rallies in Stamford, Waterbury and Glastonbury Monday, it will be the first time her U.S. Senate campaign has widely publicized her schedule in four weeks.