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September 1, 2017

Republican Lawmakers, State Election Regulators Spar During Hearing

by Christine Stuart | September 1, 2017 5:30am

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — State election regulators laid out their case Thursday during a sometimes contentious four-hour hearing in which they tried to prove that mentioning Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s name on mailers in 2014 without asking his opponent or the Republican Party to pay for it violated state election laws.

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August 29, 2017

Two Republican Lawmakers Vow To Fight Elections Enforcement

by Christine Stuart | August 29, 2017 5:30am

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Two Republican lawmakers said it’s ridiculous that state election regulators would subpoena them to show up for a hearing this week that they welcomed more than two years ago.

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April 14, 2017

ANALYSIS | Dogged By Tough Economy, Malloy Still Stacks Up Accomplishments

by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2017 11:29am

Josalee Thrift / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Paid sick leave, an increased minimum wage, criminal justice system reforms, tougher gun safety laws, and abolition of the death penalty are just a few of the accomplishments that will be part of Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s legacy.

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April 13, 2017

Malloy Says He Won’t Seek Re-election

by Christine Stuart | April 13, 2017 2:03pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ended the speculation Thursday about whether he will seek a third term. He won’t. Malloy, 61, gathered his staff on the fourth floor of the state Capitol Thursday to deliver the news before heading down to a 2 p.m. press conference.

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April 11, 2017

This Time Around, Walker Explores Race For Governor

by Jack Kramer | April 11, 2017 5:30am

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — It may be 19 months before Connecticut elects its next governor, but the number of candidates seems to be growing daily.

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March 7, 2017

SEEC Makes Pitch To Strengthen Campaign Laws

by Jack Kramer | March 7, 2017 6:30am

Courtesy of CT-N HARTFORD, CT — Two proposed bills that are designed to strengthen election reporting laws received the backing of the executive director of the State Elections Commission at a public hearing on Monday.

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February 2, 2017

Democrats Say Federal Inquiry Into 2014 Fundraising Is Over

by Christine Stuart | February 2, 2017 2:33pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo The Connecticut Democratic Party says the U.S. Attorney’s office has ended its investigation into whether the party illegally spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s 2014 re-election bid. Turns out It didn’t and no charges were brought.

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December 12, 2016

Senate Republicans Hire Former Labor Relations Director

by Christine Stuart | December 12, 2016 11:40pm

Contributed photo Senate Republicans hired the former chief labor relations official who was reorganized out of a job by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration following his re-election in 2014 to a second term.

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August 12, 2016

OP-ED | Rowlandesque: Malloy’s Baffling Watchdog Gambit

by Terry Cowgill | August 12, 2016 5:30am

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If there’s one rule in politics you can take to the bank, it’s never to behave in a way that invites comparisons to high-profile corrupt politicians who resigned in disgrace. For obvious reasons, whether the epithet is fairly or unfairly hurled, elected officials should avoid being labeled “Nixonian” or the equivalent. It’s sort of bad for your career.

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August 10, 2016

Election Regulators Experience Backlog As Funding Disappears

by Christine Stuart | August 10, 2016 4:17pm

New Haven Register file photo (Updated 7:51 p.m.) When Tom Banisch filed an election complaint against Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr.’s campaign on Oct. 27, 2014, Banisch, then the Madison RTC chairman, expected that the matter would be settled before the 2016 election.

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