Monthly Archive for February, 2010

: February, 2010

Rell wants belts on vo-tech buses, but what about all the other school students?

Late Thursday Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s office told me she was preparing to borrow $2 million to replace 40 of the 90 aged (some more than ten years old) state-owned buses serving Connecticut’s

CT Food Association circulating post cards backing Sunday booze sales

During a visit to the southeastern corner of the state today I stopped at a supermarket and discovered post cards, sponsored by the Connecticut Food Association, that supporters of Sunday alcohol

Who Watches the Watchmen? OR Ken Bernhard’s rocky tenure running CT. Ethics Brd.

Jon Lender at The Hartford Courant wrote a piece today about G. Kenneth Bernhard, former Republican state Representative from Westport/current head of the state Citizen’s Ethics Advisory Board, being

Psssst. Want a ticket to watch Merrick Alpert trounce Dick Blumenthal?

The Hartford Courant/Fox 61 are sponsoring Monday night in Hartford the first U.S. Senate debate between Attorney General Dick “20 Years in Office” Blumenthal and Merrick “For a Change” Alpert. As

Why should you choose Oz Griebel over Mike Fedele for Governor?

It was a pleasure earlier tonight to be a very last minute, back-up guest on Face the State with Dennis House along with Rick Green from the Hartford Courant (if you watch, this will explain my lack

Man arrested because of altercation over … M. Lisa Moody!?!?

Hearst Newspapers today carried a story about an altercation Wednesday night at an event attended by Lt. Governor Michael Fedele of Stamford, who is seeking the Republican nomination for Governor.

Stamford cops offer lawmakers glimpse at chimp crime scene photos

The legislature’s Labor and Public Employees Committee today heard testimony on a bill the origins of which date back to last February’s savage chimpanzee attack in Stamford on Charla Nash. The

Rell wary of Senate Democrats’ tax on executive bonuses

Yesterday state Senate Democrats held a press conference in Meriden to promote what their spokesman referred to as “growing momentum” behind the jobs-creation package they unveiled earlier this month.

Governor Rell still not ready to endorse a Republican successor

It’s been over three months since Lt. Governor Michael Fedele of Stamford said he had the personal endorsement of his boss, retiring Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell, and she subsequently told reporters

Would CT voters want to replace Blumenthal with the guy who defended Rowland/AIG?

Tom Dudchik over at Capitol Report discovered an ongoing effort on Facebook to recruit attorney Ross Garber to run for Attorney General. Garber is a Republican and his name was one of the first