Campaign 2018

Bysiewicz Seeks Latino Support On Grand Ave.

by Thomas Breen | Sep 21, 2018 8:09 am | Comments (2)

Thomas Breen photosYolanda Guzman made sure that Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Susan Bysiewicz didn’t leave her Grand Avenue bakery without taking a slice of tres leches cake.

In fact, Guzman packed eight slices of the three-milk Mexican dessert bread for the Democratic nominee: one slice for Bysiewicz, and one for each of the seven other local businesspeople, politicos, and campaign supporters who gave the former secretary of the state a walking tour of five different Fair Haven small businesses on Thursday afternoon.

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Oz Raises The BAR

by Allan Appel | Sep 17, 2018 11:49 pm | Comments (2)

Allan Appel PhotoAs Democrat Ned Lamont and Republican Bob Stefanowski sparred on on the stage of the Shubert Theater Monday night, unaffiliated gubernatorial candidate Oz Griebel joined the debate two blocks away.

“If we don’t like the question,” he announced, “we’ll just answer something else.”

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Lamont, Murphy Denounce Healthcare “Sabotage”

by Thomas Breen | Sep 14, 2018 1:36 pm | Comments (3)

Thomas Breen photoPeople’s healthcare is on the ballot this November. And the vote is between broader and more affordable access on the one hand, and limited coverage and insurance company profits on the other.

That’s the way that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont and U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy framed this year’s state and federal elections during a Friday morning healthcare-related press conference held in the city health department’s ninth floor public health clinic at 54 Meadow St.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski responded on Friday afternoon by calling Lamont “desperate” and his “false accusations” and not “bound by facts or concerned with the truth.”

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Landslide Lamont Offers Mayors A Deal

by Paul Bass & Thomas Breen | Aug 14, 2018 10:07 pm | Comments (27)

Accepting his party’s gubernatorial nomination with a crushing victory over a felonious opponent, Ned Lamont Tuesday night unveiled his first plan for getting the state’s economy back on track.

In an acceptance speech from the stage of New Haven’s College Street Music Hall, Lamont offered leaders of Connecticut’s cities and towns a deal to help stabilize both their own and the state’s finances: regionalization in return for support on municipal aid and local property taxes.

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