Monthly Archive for November, 2010

: November, 2010

Want to work for Dan Malloy? Apply now.

 Gov.-Elect Dannel Malloy today opened a new website for folks to get information about his transition and communicate with his team.  http://www.transition.ct.gov/transition/site/default.asp “During
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Rell suggests Thanksgiving holiday ‘cuts’ to help fund emergency energy program

The Blogster was reminded of John G. Rowland, the disgraced former governor, this afternoon, while looking at the cuts that Gov. Jodi Rell has recommended to lawmakers who need to come up with $39

Bysiewicz: “We had a very exciting and historically close election this year.”

Secretary of the State just officially certified the 2010 election results. Statewide voter turnout was 56.67 percent, which was higher than the 56.15-percent turnout of 2002 mid-terms, but lower than

More than two weeks after the fact, Martha Dean wakes up and admits George Jepsen is the next CT attorney general

Republican Martha Dean, whose position on nullification got Connecticut electors thinking about the chances of seceeding from the union if she were to win the state Attorney General race, finally
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A day without sunshine? Relax, the gubernatorial voting totals have changed again.

Latest figures from the Secretary of the State’s website, six days from the scheduled certification of the gubernatorial vote. Tom Foley, the failed Republican canddiate, is holding at 560,874 votes.
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Who are the new kids roaming the Capitol? Say welcome to the incoming legislative freshmen

Kim Fabrizio, director of Capitol inforamtion and tours, is shepherding about 15 newbies around the Capitol complex. They are winners of their recent legislative elections. They are becoming
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Malloy will make “major” appointment this afternoon

 Governor-elect Dannel Malloy has made a major administration pick, which he will proclaim Wednesday afternoon in the Legislative Office Building.
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President Obama’s remarks on awarding Medal of Honor

This in from the White House: REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN AWARDING THE MEDAL OF HONOR TO STAFF SERGEANT SALVATORE A. GIUNTA East Room 2:07 P.M. EDT      THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everybody. 
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Blumenthal expects FDA to ban alcoholic energy drinks. DeLauro and Farrell pile on.

 Attorney General Dick Blumenthal expects the FDA to ban AED. That makes yesterday’s agreement with state liquor distributors to ban the stuff in mid-December slightly suspect. Here’s Blumenthal’s
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Yikes! Secy of the State’s website puts gubernatorial totals in dollars and $en$e?

The good news is that Dannel Malloy’s victory margin has not changed in a couple days. It is still at 6,707 on the SOTS website. But there was a reposting that makes it look like Malloy, Republican
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