Monthly Archive for November, 2011

: November, 2011

Connecticut congressional delegation sees the imminent failure of the Reapportionment Committee to meet midnight deadline

This from our five members of Congress, anticipating no deal on new district quidelines by tonight’s midnight deadline: “WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Representatives from Connecticut released the

Gov. Malloy’s “storm” consultants will present initial findings on Friday

The governor’s Two Storm Panel has set aside the 11 until noon hour on Friday to hear the initial assessment of Witt Associates on the way the state’s utilities responded to the messy, statewide power

Linda McMahon fund-raising effort creates new “deadline”? Nope, they say, “It’s that time of month.”

This e-mail went out this afternoon to potential supporters of Linda McMahon’s bid for the state’s GOP U.S. Senate nomination. The Blogster wonders what the “midnight deadline” is, since the Federal

Gov. Malloy issues Thanksgiving Day message

Here is the governor’s news release: “As people across Connecticut gather around their Thanksgiving tables this year to celebrate with family and friends, it seems an appropriate time to reflect on

Capitol Press Corps asks Malloy all the tough questions about…..Thanksgiving?

The Capitol Press Corps just peppered Gov. Dannel P. Malloy with questions about his Thanksgiving plans, which include traditional Stamford Italian meatballs and sausages for round-the-clock victuals

House leader wants state regulators to carefully probe power-outage issues

  Here’s the letter Speaker of the House Chris Donovan sent today to state regulators, who are already in the process of performing things like outside investigations into the handling of the October

State auditors: Commission on Fire Prevention and Control, in illegal barter, accepted old fire truck in exchange for training!!

Here is the auditors’ finding and the agency response. The audit released this morning also found that employees used the state mailing system to send out personal items.    Improper Accounting of

President Obama signs CT disaster declaration

This from the White House: “The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Connecticut and ordered Federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected

Derivatives trader-turned-housing specialist begins run for Fourth Congressional District nomination

STAMFORD — Chris Meek of Stamford, a 41-year-old former Goldman Sachs equity derivatives trader and founder of a non-profit helping homeowners avoid foreclosure, on Thursday became the third

He “didn’t need no stickin’ badges,” until head of the Working Families Party was fined $10,000

The Blogster is saluting The Treasure of the Sierra Madra today, in honor of Jon Green of West Hartford, executive director of the Working Families Party. Remember the scene in the 1948 John Huston