Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist
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Activists set up encampment at City Hall to bring attention to Boughton’s failed homelessness policy

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG On Sunday, advocates and activists led by former State Rep. Lynn Taborsak returned their in their tents to City Hall to bring attention to Mayor Mark Boughton’s failed homelessness policy. Since the introduction of Mayor Boughton’s highly promoted ten year plan to end homelssness, since the introduction of the mayor’s plan, […] [Read More]
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Today is a sad day for journalism in Danbury

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Today is a very sad day for journalism in Danbury…and local reporting will NEVER be the same. Last night, while covering the budget fiasco in Bethel, I learned that three well-respected veteran journalists, Eileen Fitzgerald, John Pirro, and Bob Miller, are leaving the Danbury News-Times at the end of the week. […] [Read More]
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Controversy at Kennedy Park?

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Seems like our dishonest part-time mayor has some explaining to do regarding the renovations done to Kennedy Park…stay tuned (and prepare to be outraged)! [Read More]
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Kevin Rennie spills the beans on what really happened between Boughton and Somers

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Today, the Hartford Courant columnist Kevin Rennie gleefully wrote the obituary for Mark Boughton’s laughable campaign for governor and provided his readership a glimpse of the behind-the-scene details regarding the real reason behind the breakup between Danbury’s part-time mayor and his former running mate Heather Somers. Meanwhile, the week brought an […] [Read More]
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Kevin Rennie sounds alarm bells over GOP Registrar of Voters Mary Ann Doran

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As the Mark Boughton’s laughable gubernatorial campaign continue to cringe as more of their petitions are marked invalid, Hartford Courant columnist Kevin Rennie joins the increasing numbers of political analysis and lawmakers who are extremely skeptical with Danbury GOP Registrar of Voters Mary Ann Doran given her extremely controversial past. Not all registrars of voters […] [Read More]
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SCULLY: Connecticut GOP continue to eat their own

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This cross post from Pat Scully’s Hanging Shad hits the nail on the head (reposted with permission) Despite the fact that there are some notable pundits calling the Connecticut gubernatorial race a “toss-up” or labeling Gov. Dannel Malloy “vulnerable,” state Republicans still can’t seem to get out of their own way. It seems to be […] [Read More]
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Tom Foley should be concerned with Danbury Republican Registrar of Voters Mary Ann Doran

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Now that dishonest Mayor Boughton’s laughable campaign team submitted their petitions and are patiently waiting to learn if they collected enough signatures to get disgraced Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti on the ballot, if I was in Tom Foley’s camp, I’d be concerned with the person in charge of checking the signatures in Danbury…in fact, given […] [Read More]
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NH Register: “Fundraising alliances cast doubt on Mark Boughton candidacy”

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Recently, the New Haven Register came out with a blistering editorial directed towards Danbury’s dishonest Mayor Boughton and his laughable gubernatorial campaign…and they hit the nail on the head. Mark Boughton is running for Connecticut governor again, positioning himself as an outsider to state government with a record of accomplishments as […] [Read More]
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Is Danbury’s dishonest mayor breaking state labor laws?

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Maybe someone at State Central should take a look at Danbury’s dishonest mayor’s desperate attemnpt to collect signatures and make sure he’s not violating the state’s labor laws. It might not do much to ease unemployment among Republicans, but Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is offering what he says is a quick […] [Read More]
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Mark Boughton’s laughable and dishonest campaign for governor is toast

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Smart woman opting to go at it alone as oppposed to joining forces with a loser… Republican lieutenant governor candidate Heather Somers severed her ties with gubernatorial candidate Mark Boughton Thursday and announced she would run for the office on her own. Boughton, mayor of Danbury and one of three candidates […] [Read More]
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