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July 9, 2014

Pelto, Visconti Prepare To Turn In Their Petitions

by Hugh McQuaid | July 9, 2014 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid Photo With less than a month left to petition onto the gubernatorial ballot, third party candidates Jonathan Pelto and Joe Visconti both say they’re confident they will collect the requisite 7,500 signatures.

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June 25, 2014

Foley’s Public Financing Grant Delayed Again

by Hugh McQuaid | June 25, 2014 5:12pm

CTNJ file photo State election regulators declined for a second week to approve Tom Foley’s public financing grant, suggesting the Republican candidate has yet to make up all of the $30,000 in donations disqualified by regulators last week.

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June 21, 2014

One Governor, Two Challengers Make Their Election 2014 Pitches to the Working Families Party

by Christine Stuart | June 21, 2014 2:36pm

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 9 p.m.) The members of the Working Families Party were reminded Saturday at a union hall in Wallingford why they endorsed Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy four years ago. They also heard from two of his potential opponents about why Malloy doesn’t deserve another four years.

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June 20, 2014

Rowland Case Transferred To Tough-On-Corruption Judge

by Hugh McQuaid | June 20, 2014 4:16pm

Courtesy of the Cool Justice Blog Former Gov. John G. Rowland’s campaign corruption case was transferred Friday to a federal court judge who has recently handed down lengthy prison terms in campaign corruption cases.

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Working Families Party Will Hear From Gubernatorial Hopefuls

by Christine Stuart | June 20, 2014 11:42am

CTNJ file photo Two gubernatorial candidates and Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will address the Working Families Party on Saturday as the party prepares to make its endorsements.

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June 19, 2014

Election Regulators Toss Complaint Against Malloy

by Christine Stuart | June 19, 2014 12:06pm

CTNJ file photo State election regulators have dismissed a Newington attorney’s complaint that Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was a candidate long before he declared his re-election campaign at the end of March.

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June 17, 2014

Prosecutors to Rowland: Tell It To A Jury

by Hugh McQuaid | June 17, 2014 1:24pm

Douglas Healey file photo Federal prosecutors asked a judge this week to deny former Gov. John G. Rowland’s request to dismiss campaign corruption charges against him. Prosecutors called Rowland’s arguments “unconvincing,” but said he could make them to a jury.

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June 10, 2014

State Campaign Laws Withstand DGA Court Challenge

by Christine Stuart | June 10, 2014 11:11pm

Courtesy of the U.S. Government U.S. District Court Judge Janet C. Hall sided with state election regulators Tuesday and denied the Democratic Governors Association’s preliminary challenge of the state’s campaign finance laws.

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June 6, 2014

Malloy Touts State’s Progress Toward Reducing Greenhouse Gas

by Christine Stuart | June 6, 2014 1:32pm

Christine Stuart photo As part of its requirements under the 2008 Global Warming Solutions Act, a new report shows that Connecticut is on schedule to meet its mandate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions below what they were in 1990.

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June 5, 2014

Pelto Names Running Mate, Pushes Up Decision Timeline In Governor’s Race

by Hugh McQuaid | June 5, 2014 3:29pm

CTNJ File Photo (UPDATED 4:30 P.M.) Jonathan Pelto named a running mate Thursday and began the process of petitioning his way onto the ballot to launch a third-party challenge of Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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