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February 15, 2017

Election Regulators Look to Clean Up Connecticut’s Clean Election Laws

by Christine Stuart | February 15, 2017 5:30am

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT—The federal investigation ended with no charges being brought, but Connecticut’s election regulators are trying to quickly close a loophole that allows banned state contractors to give money to publicly financed candidates.

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February 6, 2017

Rowland Prosecutor: We All Have An Obligation to Resist Trump’s Worst Impulses

by Christine Stuart | February 6, 2017 5:29am

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie Chris Mattei, the former federal prosecutor who sent former Gov. John G. Rowland to prison for receiving secret campaign payments, spoke to the Windsor Democratic Town Committee Thursday about his recent editorial on the public perception of political corruption.

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January 16, 2017

Democrats Pick Fight With Republicans Over Campaign Financing

by Christine Stuart | January 16, 2017 2:33pm

Christine Stuart / CTNewsJunkie Without a 2018 gubernatorial candidate to unite behind, the Connecticut Democratic Party appears to be trying to discredit Republican candidates who have expressed interest in the job.

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January 9, 2017

Malloy Refuses To Take Tax Increases Off The Table

by Christine Stuart | January 9, 2017 10:30am

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy refused to rule out tax increases in a 40-minute interview in his office with Capitol reporters Friday.

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December 5, 2016

Lembo Sums Up Connecticut’s Budget Crisis For Business Leaders

by Jack Kramer | December 5, 2016 5:30am

Courtesy of CT-N NORWALK, CT — Comptroller Kevin Lembo knew he was playing to a tough crowd when he agreed to talk to a group of Connecticut business leaders about the state of the state’s economy.

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November 22, 2016

Boughton Says He’s Fundraising for Possible Gubernatorial Run

by Christine Stuart | November 22, 2016 2:26pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo It’s not even Thanksgiving 2016 yet and the first candidates for statewide office in 2018 are filing their paperwork with the State Elections Enforcement Commission.

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October 17, 2016

Boughton Takes Steps Toward 2018 With PAC Support For Republicans

by Christine Stuart | October 17, 2016 1:56pm

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is using the nearly $4,000 he raised through his political action committee to support Republican candidates for House and Senate with a one-minute YouTube video.

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June 22, 2016

Middletown Mayor Considering Gubernatorial Bid

by Middletown Press | June 22, 2016 4:30am

Cassandra Day photo Mayor Dan Drew may have an interest in running for governor of Connecticut in 2018, he said Tuesday.

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May 17, 2016

DMV, Merrill To Implement Automatic Voter Registration to Comply With Federal Law

by Christine Stuart | May 17, 2016 1:48pm

Under threat of a lawsuit from the U.S. Department of Justice, the state Department of Motor Vehicles and the Secretary of State agreed to come up with a plan to automatically register drivers to vote when they go to the DMV.

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March 11, 2016

OP-ED | Augie Wolf Exemplifies The Woes Of Connecticut’s GOP

by Terry Cowgill | March 11, 2016 5:30am

There are few things more discouraging in political life than announcing your candidacy and having it blow up in your face before you can even get your bearings. And U.S. Senate candidate August “Augie” Wolf, a former Olympic athlete, should know the importance of not stumbling out of the starting blocks.

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