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June 25, 2015

State Election Regulators Want to Take Democratic Party To Court to Enforce Subpoena

by Christine Stuart | June 25, 2015 11:30am

Christine Stuart photo The State Elections Enforcement Commission voted unanimously Thursday to ask Attorney General George Jepsen’s office to take the Democratic Party to court to enforce its investigatory subpoena.

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June 17, 2015

Democrats Refuse to Comply With SEEC Subpoena

by Christine Stuart | June 17, 2015 5:30am

An attorney for the Connecticut Democratic Party told state election regulators Monday that the party won’t comply with its investigatory subpoena regarding get-out-the-vote campaign mailings prominently featuring Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in 2014.

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June 5, 2015

OP-ED | Nobody Scores! The Winners and Losers of Session 2015

by Susan Bigelow | June 5, 2015 8:45am

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The gavel came down at last, and the 2015 regular session of the General Assembly is in the history books. So as legislators and reporters collapse in exhaustion after yet another marathon run, who came out on top? Who saw their hopes crushed? Let’s find out.

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May 29, 2015

State Election Regulators Serve Democrats With Investigatory Subpoena; Republicans Draw Line In Sand

by Christine Stuart | May 29, 2015 2:23pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo The State Election Enforcement Commission on Friday issued a wide-ranging subpoena to members of the Connecticut Democratic Party and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s campaign seeking documents in an investigation of mailings sent during the 2014 election.

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May 28, 2015

House Passes Significant Campaign Reforms; Will the Senate Take Up the Bill?

by Christine Stuart | May 28, 2015 10:48pm

Christine Stuart file photo Republicans and Democrats in the House united Thursday night to pass legislation that begins to restore the integrity of the state’s campaign finance laws by undoing some of the changes made in 2013. But the legislation’s future in the Senate is uncertain, at best, because there doesn’t appear to be agreement about the bill between the chambers.

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May 27, 2015

Democratic Party Wants Court To Tell Election Regulators To Issue A Decision

by Christine Stuart | May 27, 2015 1:19pm

The Connecticut Democratic Party on Wednesday appealed to Superior Court a State Election Enforcement Commission decision to dismiss its request for a ruling on how state and federal campaign finance laws co-exist.

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May 14, 2015

Rowland Attorney Fights For Former Governor’s Freedom During Appeal

by Elizabeth Regan | May 14, 2015 4:00pm

Douglas Healey file photo for CTNJ Federal prosecutors are asking a judge not to give former Gov. John G. Rowland a “Get Out of Jail Free” card.

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April 27, 2015

Former House Republican Chief of Staff George Gallo Pleads Guilty To Direct Mail Kickback Scheme

by Christine Stuart | April 27, 2015 5:49pm

Former House Republican Chief of Staff George Gallo pleaded guilty Monday to steering Republican candidates to a direct mail company in Florida.

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April 21, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Tax Exemption for Large Political Donors Passes House

by Jordan Fenster | April 21, 2015 5:00am

With no fanfare and little acknowledgement, a bill was passed in the House last week that would offer people who give huge sums of money to politically focused nonprofits a way to avoid paying taxes on those gifts.

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April 20, 2015

Election Regulators To Democratic Party: No Way

by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2015 5:30am

State election regulators have denied a motion from the Democratic Party seeking an early ruling on whether one of their election mailers was improperly paid for last year.

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