Archive for June, 2010

Hartford with new mayor, overriden vetoes, debates

June 28, 2010
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Here are highlights from last week’s political life in and about Connecticut. Last Tuesday night, democratic candidates for governor – Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont and former Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy – had a debate in West Hartford that was broadcast on NBC Connecticut (NBC 30). Some of the discussed issues were the size of...
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Perez found guilty, election news, fed money coming to the state

June 21, 2010
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On Friday, Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez announced that he will resign from his position after having been found guilty on five out of six charges – accessory to fabrication of evidence, conspiracy to commit first degree larceny by extortion, conspiracy to fabricate evidence, criminal attempt to commit first-degree larceny by extortion, and receiving a...
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Elections, new bills, nomination

June 14, 2010
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Here are highlights from last week’s political life in Connecticut. In electoral politics… In a latest Quinnipiac Poll survey on Connecticut, state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is leading former WWE corporate officer Linda McMahon by a 55-35 percent margin, a 5-percent decrease from his lead from two weeks ago (a 56-31 percent margin). In...
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Let the primary fun begin!

June 11, 2010
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America is witnessing one of the most unpredictable primaries and general elections cycle in a long time. All this promises to indulge us with an exciting and very engaging election season. Connecticut has its own interesting races this year, but other states are not falling behind with the excitement level either. Probably one of the...
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New bills signed, budget surplus, Malloy gets public funding

June 7, 2010
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Here are some of the more important news highlights from last week’s political life in Connecticut. Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell signed the following famous bills into law: • On Wednesday, Governor Rell signed the so called school bus seat belt bill, which had received a strong support in the General Assembly’s two chambers. The...
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