Yearly Archive for 2012

: 2012

2nd teachers union endorses Donovan as legislators turn to ed reforms

The upcoming legislative session is supposed to focus in part on education reform, with Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy and new Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor leading the charge. But obviously the
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Malloy to meet with UBS execs in Davos

Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy just held a conference call with reporters about his experiences so far at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He told us he’s had an “interesting and
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State of the Tong and Bysiewicz Senate campaigns

Separate phone conferences held with reporters yesterday morning by former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz and state Rep. William Tong of Stamford provided a glimpse into the state of their
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Where’d Chris Healy’s column about Shays, McMahon go?

Earlier today immediate past-GOP Chairman Chris Healy posted a column on his blog, Make Blue Red. Chris was a very quotable guy when he was running the state Republicans and, agree or disagree with
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Sure Shays backed Lieberman. So did McMahon and rest of GOP

It’s fun to see ex-Republican Chairman Chris Healy get real now that he no longer has to play the role of honest broker among party candidates. Today on his blog – Make Blue Red – Healy has some
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“Poor, disabled, gay, crime victim” seeking out “middle” in U.S. Senate race

Matthew John Oakes of East Hartford says he has entered the three-way race for the Democratic Party’s U.S. Senate nomination. Oakes announced on January 14 but just got around today to sending our
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Someone’s gonna be in the dog house at Guv’s mansion

Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy’s administration today released a list of $78.6 million mid-year budget cuts to address a sharp decline in revenue. Although the state is investing $22 million in a
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Maybe Gov should use Swiss trip to speed up UBS deal

It was August when Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy’s administration – after denying rumors Swiss banking giant UBS was considering pulling out of his hometown of Stamford – announced it was giving the
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Tong endorsed by San Fran Mayor

While other candidates for U.S. Senate – like Democrat U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy and Republican Linda McMahon – are touting endorsements from local leaders and organizations, state Rep. William Tong,
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Linda McMahon wore blueeeeee velvetttttt

During the 2010 U.S. Senate race a political consultant or an advertising guru (I can’t remember who) contacted me with an observation – Linda McMahon and her U.S. Senate campaign made excellent use
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