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Malloy vs. Christie: Whose side are you on?

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With Gov. Malloy and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie trading barbs this morning on national TV over taxes and government spending, we want to know what you think: Who do you think has a better approach to the role of government and taxes?online survey [Read More]
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Tom Foley’s endless campaign

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Greenwich businessman  Tom Foley’s gubernatorial campaign may have come to an end after losing by a narrow 5,000 votes in November, but that’s not stopping him from continuing to campaign for his Republican brethren. He sent this email out Tuesday afternoon urging supporters to get out and vote in districts where there are special elections: […] [Read More]
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Gov. Malloy votes in special election

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Even governor’s vote in special elections — according to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s Twitter feed. Malloy even uploaded a photo of him marking his ballot. You can’t really see his face in that one, but you can definitely tell this one is of him. [Read More]
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Slow start at the polls in Bridgeport

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Voters from Bridgeport’s 126th State House District have been slow to get to the polls this morning and election officials are not expecting things to pick up much. Six candidates are running to replace Rep. Christopher Caruso, who took a job in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration. Learn more about the candidates here. At Thomas […] [Read More]
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Polls open in special elections

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Polls are open this morning for special elections throughout Connecticut, including two in Fairfield County. Voters in parts of Stamford and Darien will elect a new state senator today to replace former Democratic Sen. Andrew McDonald, who left his District 27 seat to serve as general counsel in the Malloy administration. Democratic state Rep. Carlo […] [Read More]
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Will Judiciary Co-chairs Agree Over Decriminalizing Marijuana?

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As anticipated new Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy as part of today’s budget address proposed decriminalizing marijuana possession in amounts of an ounce or less. It will be interesting to see what the two new chairman of the legislature’s Judiciary Committee – Sen. Eric Coleman, D-Bloomfield and Rep. Gerald Fox, D-Stamford – do with Malloy’s proposal. […] [Read More]
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Kolenberg responds to budget

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Republican state Senate candidate Bob Kolenberg responded to Malloy’s budget address by saying he was “surprised” to hear Malloy is increasing state spending. Kolenberg is running against Democrat Carlo Leone in a Feb. 22 special election for the District 27 state senate seat (Stamford-Darien) previously held by former state Sen. Andrew McDonald. Bob Kolenberg’s Statement […] [Read More]
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Linda McMahon has front row seat for Malloy’s budget address

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Former Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon, ex-CEO of Stamford-based World Wrestling Entertainment, is at the capitol this afternoon for new Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s budget address. “I’m here to listen to the governor and say hello to old friends,” said McMahon, whom many consider a strong contender for U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman’s seat in […] [Read More]
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