by Paul Bass | Jan 19, 2018 1:04 pm | Comments (5)
Long before he worked for President Obama, before he investigated corruption in Afghanistan, before he become the city of Hartford’s “hizzoner,” Luke Bronin spent years in New Haven’s Whalley Avenue jail.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 16, 2018 7:36 am | Comments (4)
Susan Bysiewicz hasn’t yet announced that she’s running for governor, but she has already picked up her first endorsement.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 15, 2018 7:50 am | Comments (24)
Option #1: In tackling workers’ rights or underfunded schools, the “people’s lawyer” needs to offer a disinterested opinion recognizing different sides.
Option #2: In tackling workers’ rights or underfunded schools, the “people’s lawyer” needs to find a way to take a stand for social justice.
Continue reading ‘AGs Hopefuls Split On Mission’
by Thomas Breen | Jan 12, 2018 8:01 am | Comments (20)
Ex-Gold Coast investment banker Bob Stefanowski once wiped down seats at the Yale Bowl. And Timothy Herbst? He even has gay friends.
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by Christopher Peak | Jan 10, 2018 5:44 pm | Comments (26)
New Haven’s longest-serving state representative is facing a likely challenge from a fellow Democrat who claims he can help bring home more bacon from Hartford.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 5, 2018 10:44 am | Comments (12)
Hey, you want to keep calling Joe Ganim a crook? Think that’ll stop him from becoming Connecticut’s next governor?
Ganim has three words for you: “Bring it on.”
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by Paul Bass | Jan 4, 2018 3:22 pm | Comments (3)
J. R. Romano ‘s party has an excitement gap. Roland Lemar’s party has a vision gap.
The two veteran campaigners don’t say that about each other’s party. They say that about their own party.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 2, 2018 3:13 pm | Comments (10)
If you want to pigeonhole Dita Bhargava with a label or a comparison, she’ll take “Gina Raimondo.”
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by Staff | Jan 2, 2018 7:44 am | Comments (10)
Another top elected office is opening up in state government, as State Treasurer Denise Nappier has reportedly decided not to seek a sixth four-year term.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 2, 2018 7:36 am | Comments (3)
New Haven State Sen. Gary Winfield has his eye on higher office, but has decided not to pursue it in 2018.
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