Archive for July, 2010

Additional funds for Fedele, Simmons back in the race, Wall Street reform signed into law

July 27, 2010
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Here are the more important highlights from last week’s political news in Connecticut. On Friday, CTMirror.org reported that Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell wrote a letter, allegedly after an analytical article on the website, to Connecticut State University (CSU) Board of Trustees Chairman Karl Krapek expressing her concerns about approved salary increases for non-union...
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Yankee Institute for Public Policy with a new media project

July 21, 2010
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In an email sent to supporters, sponsors and followers, the Yankee Institute for Public Policy – a Hartford-based Connecticut politics think-tank – announced that it launched a new media project, raisinghale.com in the name of Nathan Hale, also known as USA’s first spy and the state hero of Connecticut, who was executed by the British...
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Governor, Senate races heating up before the primaries, new poll numbers out

July 19, 2010
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This past week was one of the more dynamic weeks in Connecticut politics lately. Here are the highlights. On Wednesday night, republican candidates for governor – Greenwich businessman Tom Foley, Lieutenant Governor Michael Fedele and longtime MetroHartford Alliance regional chamber of commerce CEO R. Nelson “Oz” Griebel – debated on NBC 30 from their...
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New Quinnipiac Poll: Ned Lamont with a 9-percent lead in primary, Tom Foley’s past arrests make no difference

July 16, 2010
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In a latest Quinnipiac Poll survey published Thursday, Greenwich businessmen Ned Lamont and Tom Foley are the frontrunners in their bid for governor for the Democratic and the Republican party respectively. Ned Lamont is leading former Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy by a 9-percent margin – 46 to 37 percent of likely democratic primary voters surveyed –...
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Election debates, education, allegations

July 12, 2010
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Here are the highlights from last week’s political life in Connecticut. NBC 30 announced that it will televise gubernatorial debates for both parties’ bidders next week. Democratic contenders Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont and former Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy will debate this upcoming Tuesday while republican contenders – Greenwich businessman Tom Foley, Lieutenant Governor Michael...
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