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
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 15, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 15, 2016 3:16pm
(Updated 6:50 p.m.) A bitter, nearly two-year fight between state election regulators and the Connecticut Democratic Party regarding mailers the party sent out in 2014 promoting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s re-election campaign came to an end Wednesday.
Tags: Democratic Party, election regulators, SEEC, Michael Brandi, JR Romano, subpoena, dh
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 8, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 8, 2016 6:30am
January 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 20, 2016 12:30pm
Connecticut residents are more likely than the rest of the country to volunteer and attend a public meeting, but a civic health report released Tuesday found several areas in need of improvement.
December 2, 2015
by Christine Stuart | December 2, 2015 6:29am
An attorney for state election regulators told Superior Court Judge Antonio Robaina that the Connecticut Democratic Party was trying to “stonewall and stymie” an investigation, while an attorney for the party told him they were seeking highly confidential party communications protected by the First Amendment.
November 17, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 17, 2015 6:28pm
The executive director of the Connecticut Democratic Party told the court Tuesday that the party had no choice but to use the federal account to pay for mailers featuring Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
October 27, 2015
by Christine Stuart | October 27, 2015 5:29am
(Updated 10:43 a.m.) A state court judge was expected to hear arguments today in a dispute between state election regulators and the Connecticut Democratic Party over whether the party illegally spent money on Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s 2014 re-election bid. However, the hearing was postponed at the last minute when the attorney for the Democratic Party had a family emergency. The hearing has been rescheduled for Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
October 21, 2015
by Christine Stuart | October 21, 2015 5:30am
A week before the start of a trial that pits state election regulators against the Connecticut Democratic Party, the state’s top election regulator has refused to be questioned.