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Democrats in District 144 already fundraising

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  STAMFORD — The two candidates vying for the Democratic City Committee’s endorsement to run for the state House of Representatives in District 144 this November have already started fundraising. Caroline Simmons, a Bridge Street resident and program specialist for the Women’s Business Development Council’s Bedford Street office, has raised $6,165 for her campaign since early March, according […] [Read More]
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Molgano and Republicans force Common Core hearing

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STAMFORD — District 144 state Rep. Michael Molgano joined with his Republican colleagues in the state General Assembly to force a public hearing on legislation related to the Common Core curriculum and teacher evaluations. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has called for a moratorium on certain elements of teacher evaluations, and Republicans are seeking to delay […] [Read More]
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City Rep. to announce state run

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ABOVE: City Rep. Matthew Quinones, D-16 STAMFORD — Newly-elected Board of Representatives member Matthew Quinones is scheduled to announce his candidacy for the state House of Representatives this afternoon. Quinones, a Democrat representing Stamford’s 16th district, will challenge two-term incumbent Michael Molgano in the 144th state district this November. Quinones will announce his candidacy at […] [Read More]
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Stamford state Rep. named vice chair of MORE Commission

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ABOVE: District 148 state Rep. Dan Fox, who represents Stamford’s East Side and Glenbrook neighborhoods (THE ADVOCATE) STAMFORD — State Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey, D-Hamden, has named Stamford state Rep. Dan Fox as vice chair of the MORE Commission, which is tasked with finding cost-saving opportunities in municipal government operations. Fox, a Democrat, has […] [Read More]
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Malloy in Stamford Tuesday

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ABOVE: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy STAMFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will spend Tuesday morning in Stamford attending a National Governors Association meeting, his office announced Monday. Malloy, who chairs the organization’s Education and Workforce Committee, will be meeting with NGA Chair and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin. The event starts at 8 a.m. with a […] [Read More]

Stamford Rep recognized for community activism

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  STAMFORD — The Connecticut Community Associations Institute has named Shippan state Rep. Gerry Fox III its “Legislator of the Year.” The group recognized Fox for his “advocacy concerning legislative and regulatory matters impacting community associations and CAI members throughout Connecticut,” according to the organization. “Rep Fox has consistently demonstrated a keen understanding of the […] [Read More]

Malloy talks about Bridgewater deal on Bloomberg TV

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Gov. Malloy appeared today on “Money Moves,” a show on Bloomberg Television, to talk about the state’s deal to provide hedge fund giant Bridgewater Associates with as much as $115 million in financial incentives to build a new headquarters in Stamford. Providing such a generous subsidy to the world’s largest hedge fund amid budget and […] [Read More]

DCC, RTC announce November candidates

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STAMFORD – Democratic and Republican Party leaders endorsed several candidates for November’s state and local elections Wednesday night: Registrars of Voters: The Democratic City Committee voted 22-17 to endorse Board of Representatives Clerk Annie Summerville over election volunteer Ron Malloy for the Democratic Registrar position. Republicans nominated Lucy Corelli for reelection as Republican Registrar. Board […] [Read More]

Merrill: See something, say something at the polls

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Ann Romney, wife of presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, keynotes the Prescott Bush Award dinner at the Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa in Stamford Monday Night. STAMFORD — As Connecticut Republican voters trickle into polling stations Tuesday (voter turnout in Stamford was 7.8 percent as of 1 p.m.) Secretary of the State Denise Merrill […] [Read More]

Gov. Malloy addresses DCC

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STAMFORD — Gov. Dannel Malloy visited the Government Center Wednesday to mark John Mallozzi’s election as the Democratic City Committee’s new chair. The governor spoke about his work over the past year and the importance of the upcoming presidential, congressional and state elections. Malloy thanked Stamford politicians for their support and even dropped a comment […] [Read More]