Monthly Archive for April, 2010

: April, 2010

Jim Himes: Stay thirsty, my friends

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., certainly isn’t shy when it comes to Twitter. This post from Tuesday caught my eye: “Headed to Distilled Spirits Council reception. Happy to support Diageo in my

Picketers target McMahon campaign HQ

    Linda McMahon got a surprise visit from some uninvited guests around lunchtime today at her West Harford campaign headquarters. Members of the Connecticut Working Families Party, the Service

Chester Selectman Tom Marsh, getting No Traction as GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful, Will Run as Indie

This just in from Chester First Selectman Tom Marsh, whose imminent departure from the GOP gubernatorial field will reduce it to seven, if you count Scott Merrell of Norwalk, who’s registered but is

Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele Unveils “Jobs” Plan

This release from Fedele, who is running for the GOP gubernatorial candidacy: “Today I announced my detailed, comprehensive plan to rebuild Connecticut’s economy, to create new jobs and to fix our

Glassman, Sporting Her UConn Pedigree, Will Unveil Education Plan at Debate

Here’s this morning’s news release from Simsbury First Selectman Mary Glass, a Democratic gubernatorial hopeful, in advance of this afternoon’s candidate forums on the campus of the UConn Law School:

Lamont Joins Malloy in Criticizing Rell’s Early Retirement Plan

  Ned Lamont, the Greenwich millionaire who’s running for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, has also weighed in a Gov. Rell’s proposed early retirement plan, which was discussed yesterday in a

McKinney Announces…..for Re-election.

 Veteran state Sen. John McKinney, R-Fairfield, announced Tuesday that he’ll seek a seventh term. Here’s his news release:   “John McKinney today announced his candidacy for re-election to the State

Malloy Tells Rell She Should Leave State Government Like Walking in the Forest: Don’t Leave a Sign

Dan Malloy, the former Stamford mayor running for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, said Gov. Rell’s announcement that she would push for another early retirement plan to help balance next

Lamont Says He Has The Valley Locked Up

Ned Lamont, the former Greenwich selectman and failed 2006 Democratic Senate candidate, just issued this list of endorsements for governor.    “Today, Democratic candidate for governor Ned Lamont

Malloy Says He’s 4/5th of the way to Public Financing Cash

Dan Malloy’s campaign just released this: “After raising more than $100,000 in qualifying contributions in the month of March alone, the Dan Malloy for Governor campaign’s strong fundraising efforts