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Entries Tagged as 'Susan Bysiewicz'

Lamont, Bysiewicz Pitch Health Plan

October 15th, 2018 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim on Monday joined U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz, Democratic nominees for governor and lieutenant governor, at a round-table discussion on health care at the Southwest Community Health Center in Bridgeport. Lamont and Bysiewicz also unveiled their plan calling for affordable health care for all Connecticut residents.

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Lamont-Bysiewicz Release Plan To Empower Women

October 10th, 2018 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Leading by more than 20 points among women, according to the latest Q Poll, Democrat Ned Lamont and his gubernatorial running mate Susan Bysiewicz released on Wednesday a platform “to empower, support and provide equal opportunity to women in every facet of their lives–from the classroom to the boardroom.”

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Working Families Party Endorses More Than 100 Candidates In Connecticut

September 24th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

The Connecticut Working Families Party has endorsed a record 107 candidates for the November general election placing them on Row C including all six Democrats seeking statewide constitutional offices led by top-of-ticket Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz facing Republicans Bob Stefanowski and Joe Markley. The Connecticut Independent Party has emerged as a Republican antidote to […]

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Lamont: Issue Executive Order To Counter National Ed Chief Policy On Campus Sexual Misconduct

August 30th, 2018 · 16 Comments · Education, News and Events, State Politics

News release from Democratic nominee for governor Ned Lamont: Following reports that U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing to roll back President Obama’s protections against sexual violence and misconduct at schools, Ned Lamont, Democratic nominee for governor, said if elected he would sign an executive order and introduce legislation that maintains and expands protections […]

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FaithActs Hosts Candidate Meet And Greet

August 11th, 2018 · 5 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

News release from FaithActs for Education FaithActs for Education, a Bridgeport-based nonprofit organization, launched their 2018 get out the vote (GOTV) efforts with a non-partisan candidate meet and greet event. 19 candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, U.S. Senate, treasurer, attorney general, state senate, and state representative offices attended and had the opportunity to address more […]

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How Much Mud Will Stick In Final Week?

August 7th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

One week left to primary day in Connecticut. Who has the mo? Two Democrats and five Republicans have seven more days to persuade electors to advance them to the general election. While Mayor Joe Ganim pitches himself as the ordinary guy against rich-guy Democratic front runner Ned Lamont, two seasoned GOP campaigners Danbury Mayor Mark […]

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‘I’m An American But Not Treated Like One’

July 23rd, 2018 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

When you’re a candidate on the campaign trail appealing to voters the challenge is explaining why you’ll be different particularly if an elector declares “The Democratic Party takes the African American vote for granted.” In the video clip above pulled from Mayor Joe Ganim’s Facebook page for governor, a resident of Capitol Towers in Hartford […]

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Paging Political Polo Ponies! What’s Your Candidate BS Quotient?

July 22nd, 2018 · 11 Comments · State Politics

What candidate for governor excites you? For the most part OIB resident policy wonk Jeff Kohut is underwhelmed. We asked Kohut for his take on all the candidates. In classic Kohut-speak, he doesn’t hold back. To paraphrase Mad Magazine mascot Alfred E. Neuman, the only time politicians tell the truth is when they call each […]

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