July 27, 2016
by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2016 2:12pm
July 22, 2016
by Christine Stuart | July 22, 2016 12:28pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s 2014 re-election campaign and the Connecticut Democratic Party may have settled their fundraising dispute with state regulators, but a party official confirmed today that they are cooperating with a new investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s office into claims of illegal fundraising.
Tags: SEEC, grand jury, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Courant, FEC, mailings, Leigh Appleby, Democratic Party, dh
July 18, 2016
by Christine Stuart | July 18, 2016 4:00pm
June 30, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | June 30, 2016 5:30am
Though a U.S. Supreme Court decision this week that overturned the corruption conviction of a former Virginia governor raised questions about whether state efforts to clean up its government could prove vulnerable, it appears the ruling’s focus has little direct bearing on Connecticut’s statutes.
June 23, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 23, 2016 8:00pm
Republican Party Chairman JR Romano said he called the State Elections Enforcement Commission earlier this week to make sure Democratic lawmakers running for re-election know the rules about using a candidate for another office in their campaign materials.
Tags: Donald Trump, JR Romano, SEEC, Leigh Appleby, Brendan Sharkey, dh
June 21, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 21, 2016 1:10pm
The investigation into whether the Connecticut Democratic Party properly used federal campaign funds to pay for a mailer featuring Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ended last week when the party settled with election regulators.
June 17, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 17, 2016 4:00pm
March 17, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 17, 2016 5:30am
The Connecticut Democratic Party wants to make sure Superior Court Judge Antonio Robaina wasn’t prejudiced by what the head of the State Elections Enforcement Committee said about pending legislation.
March 15, 2016
by Mary Spicuzza and Jeremy B. White | March 15, 2016 11:59am
The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision effectively wiped out key campaign finance regulations that had been in effect for decades, so requiring more disclosure of campaign donors may be the only way for the public to have some control over political campaigns. Yet Congress and the states have shown little appetite to do so.
March 8, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 8, 2016 6:30am