Anniversaries tied to landmark legal rulings provide platforms for politicians and government officials to take inventory about the past, present and future. The 60th anniversary year of Brown v. Board of Education in which the Supreme Court ruled racial segregation of schools unconstitutional, offers discussion about the funding fairness of city schools. Mayor Bill Finch […]
Entries Tagged as 'Tom Foley'
September 18th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, State Politics
September 16th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
If you’re a Tom Foley political operative, you’ve gotta be loving the free house ads the Connecticut Post is lavishing on the Republican candidate for governor’s campaign. Open up a hard copy of the Connecticut Post on any given day, there it is, another “News is breaking @ ctpost.com” house ad featuring a photo of […]
September 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics
The latest Tom Foley ad.
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September 13th, 2014 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, News and Events, State Politics
Addressing an eclectic configuration of roughly 50 city Democrats, Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman on Saturday drew a contrast between Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley and incumbent Dan Malloy whom she described as a “guy who has a heart of gold who leads with his heart and his head … If Foley wants a Wisconsin moment,” […]
September 11th, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics
The latest New York Times/CBS YouGov Battleground Tracker shows a dead heat between Democratic Governor Dan Malloy and Republican Tom Foley. See results here. The latest Q Poll released Wednesday shows Foley with a six-point lead.
September 10th, 2014 · No Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman will appear at the campaign headquarters kickoff for Democratic State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore on Saturday, 10 a.m., 908 Wood Avenue.
September 10th, 2014 · 3 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From the Q Poll: Connecticut likely voters say Tom Foley, the Republican challenger in the governor’s race, would do a better job than Gov. Dannel Malloy, the Democrat, handling two top issues, the economy/jobs and government spending, as they give Foley a 46 – 40 percent lead eight weeks before Election Day, according to a […]