Monthly Archive for May, 2010

: May, 2010

Cafero explains why Lt. Gov Fedele will be a different Gov than Rell

House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero, R-Norwalk, today endorsed Lt. Governor Michael Fedele of Stamford for their party’s gubernatorial nomination. On the one hand it’s not surprising. Cafero is

What is the Catholic Church’s Safe Environment Program?

This past weekend our Fairfield County newspaper chain ran an article focusing on the role the state’s Catholic Bishops, including William E. Lori of the Bridgeport diocese, played in defeating

Despite last minute pitch from Cappiello, Greenwich legislator picks Simmons over Linda

Republican Rob Simmons’ campaign just announced their man has the endorsement of freshman state Rep. Fred Camillo, R-Greenwich, a delegate at the GOP convention in two weeks. I mention this because it

One reason Dan Malloy would tap Comptroller Wyman for Lt. Guv

Hartford Courant columnist Kevin Rennie is reporting on his blog that former Stamford Mayor Dannel Malloy has chosen state Comptroller Nancy Wyman as his running mate as he pursues their party’s

Oz Griebel scores major endorsement: Senate Minority Leader John McKinney

Republican Oz Griebel, a businessman from the Hartford region (he lives in Simsbury), got dissed in today’s latest Rasmussen poll, but he got a nice little boost this evening with the endorsement of

A power plant explodes and a bill dies quietly. Why?

I’ve been puzzled for a few days about the lack of buzz in Hartford and in the media around an Energy Committee bill intended to improve power plant oversight here in Connecticut after the Kleen

Legislative Dems made jobs priority. What does CBIA think?

The General Assembly’s Democratic leaders today stood before a large sign with the word JOBS emblazoned upon it as they touted the accomplishments of the 2010 session. Here’s what the Connecticut

The 2010 session ended Wednesday at midnight, right?

A sharp-eyed member of the Capitol Press Corps noticed early Thursday morning that staff for the state Senate Democrats had conveniently blacked out the time on print outs of the consent calendar

Dem leaders insist Hartford is not broken, forget to tell Dannel Malloy

During their post-legislative session press conference today, Senate President Donald Williams, D-Brooklyn and House Speaker Christopher Donovan, D-Meriden bragged about how, despite skeptical

When is the legislative session like a trapped bat?

House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero, R-Norwalk, held a post-2010 session wrap-up at noon at the capitol. As expected Cafero was critical of how the Democratic-majority ran the General Assembly, what