by Susan Bigelow | Jul 8, 2016 10:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2016 | Election Policy | Local Politics | Opinion | Bridgeport | Bristol | Hamden | Litchfield | New London | Stamford | West Haven | Winsted
I bet you didn’t know primary season is sneaking up on us. Sure, we had a presidential primary season back in April, but that had passionate public interest, media attention, and huge turnout. The upcoming primaries, scheduled for the hot and drowsy depths of August, will be the opposite of that.
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by Max Moran | Jun 7, 2016 3:44pm
Posted to: Congress | Election 2016 | Election Policy | Fairfield | Guilford | Stamford
Today was the last day that August Wolf, who wants a chance to compete for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate, has to submit signatures to local election officials.
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by Jack Kramer | May 24, 2016 9:47pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | White House | Stamford
Former Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina told Connecticut Republicans Tuesday that this November’s election is the GOP’s best chance to “dissolve power from the few and put it back into the hands of the people.”
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by Christine Stuart | Apr 15, 2016 2:26pm
Posted to: Town News | Bridgeport | Hartford | New Haven | Stamford | Local Politics | State Budget | Education Cost Sharing | Taxes
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s second budget proposal released earlier this week would not only reduce education funding for 139 towns, but it would eliminate most of the money lawmakers set aside last year to reduce local property taxes.
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by Christine Stuart | Sep 23, 2015 11:53am
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | East Hartford | Manchester | Meriden | Middletown | New Haven | Stamford | Trumbull
The state Bond Commission is poised to put another $93.7 million on the state credit card next week when it meets to approve a number of projects. The borrowing will bring it within $8.7 million of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s self-imposed, $2.5 billion bond cap for the year.
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by Christine Stuart | Aug 24, 2015 10:45am
Posted to: Election 2006 | Election 2010 | Jobs | State Capitol | Stamford
Brian Durand, a trusted adviser to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy before his first failed gubernatorial campaign in 2006, has been elevated to become Malloy’s third chief of staff.
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by Madeline Stocker | Jul 20, 2015 8:59pm
Posted to: Business | Federal Budget | Transportation | East Hartford | Hartford | Stamford
After touring some of Connecticut’s rails and roads, a national Republican leader agreed Monday to take what he saw back to Washington to help construct a national transportation policy.
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by Christine Stuart | Jun 4, 2015 9:39pm
Posted to: Business | Election 2016 | Jobs | Stamford
STAMFORD — The annual Connecticut Republican fundraiser is named after Jeb Bush’s grandfather, but that didn’t stop the party chairman from inviting U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio to speak.
Continue reading "Rubio Tells CTGOP He’ll Push to Create Better Paying Jobs As President, Invest in Vocational Ed" »
by Christine Stuart | May 4, 2015 2:45pm
Posted to: Congress | Election 2016 | Stamford
A former Olympian is expected to file paperwork Monday to challenge U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal in 2016.
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by Christine Stuart | Apr 30, 2015 11:11am
Posted to: Election 2016 | Hartford | Convention Center | Stamford
The Connecticut Democratic Party announced Thursday that U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts will headline its fundraising dinner this summer.
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