Monthly Archive for July, 2010

: July, 2010

Malloy, Lamont, Will Have Throwdown After All. Much at Stake Next Tuesday. Who Will Watch, Though?

After much hemming and hawing, Ned Lamont of Greenwich, will face off with Dan Malloy of Stamford, next Tuesday in Rocky Hill. It will be carried on Channel 3 and CPTV. Malloy, the gubernatorial
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A Year After Federal Court First Attacked CT Campaign Law, Legislature is Now on the Verge of Stirring?

 Since the landmark campaign-reform legislation was beaten up by a federal judge last summer, the Senate and House have never been on the same page. The Blogster has no reason to be optimistic for a

Lamont, On Campaign Trail in Bridgeport, Sees the Value in Prison-Reentry Program

Ned Lamont, ahead slightly in the polls heading into the August 10 Democratic gubernatorial primary against Dan Malloy, spent about an hour and a half this afternoon touring the Family ReEntry program
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New Lamont Ad Prompts Malloy Response

This from the Malloy camp this morning after Ned Lamont launched a new TV ad. “Dan Kelly, Campaign Manager for the Dan Malloy for Governor Campaign, today released the following statement in response
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Chris Caruso Will Ride to Dan Malloy’s Rescue Today

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Dannel Malloy could not gain the endorsement of the Bridgeport Democratic Town Committee, but today he’ll get the backing of one of the city’s Democratic renegades,
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In Super-Short Ruling, Jarjura Loses Bid To Stop Lembo’s Campaign For Comptroller

He’ll always have the Lembo Limbo to fall back on, but Waterbury Mayor Mike Jarjura was just rejected by a state judge. The conservative Jarjura – who’s taking credit for turning around the city from
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No News Is Good News: Auditors Find Things OK At The CRRA

The Blogster is fairly disappointed that the recent routine investigation of the quasi-public Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority by the state Auditors of Public Accounts has yielded nothing in
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You Think The Guber Races Are Getting Ugly, Try the Democratic Comptroller Throwdown!

Wow, the Blogster has just checked out the video at Lembolies.com, a site sponsored by Waterbury Mayor Mike Jarjura, who is opposing state Healthcare Advocate Kevin Lembo for the Democratic
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Audit of State Department of Banking Finds Abuse of Sick Time and Computers That Were Purchased, But Never Used.

In a new audit of the banking department, state auditors report that one employee “was found to have frequent and habitual use of sick time,” including 272 hours of sick time between January 2007 and

Cafero Finally Sees the Light and Endorses the WWE’s McMahon for U$ Senate

  House Minority Leader Larry Cafero of Norwalk has finally endorsed Republican Linda McMahon for U.S. Senate, more than two months after the GOP state convention endorsed her. “As a proud Connecticut