by Thomas Breen | Sep 21, 2018 8:09 am | Comments (2)
Yolanda 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.
Continue reading ‘Bysiewicz Seeks Latino Support On Grand Ave.’
by Paul Bass | Sep 18, 2018 12:00 am | Comments (41)
(Analysis) The Shubert theater staged a revival Monday night of the historic 1960 Kennedy-Nixon campaign debate. Bob Stefanowski played the role of John F. Kennedy.
Continue reading ‘Stefanowski Crushes Lamont In Debate’
by Allan Appel | Sep 17, 2018 11:49 pm | Comments (2)
As 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.”
Continue reading ‘Oz Raises The BAR’
by Thomas Breen | Sep 17, 2018 11:34 pm | Comments (4)
The formerly incarcerated need good-paying jobs. They need safe and stable housing. And they need state politicians to know that they will not be overlooked.
Two dozen criminal justice reform advocates chanted that message and cheered on Monday evening as they marched down College Street from Chapel Street to the Shubert Theater during the hour before a gubernatorial debate between Democratic candidate Ned Lamont and Republican candidate Bob Stefanowski.
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by Thomas Breen | Sep 14, 2018 1:36 pm | Comments (3)
People’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.”
Continue reading ‘Lamont, Murphy Denounce Healthcare “Sabotage”’
by Thomas Breen | Sep 12, 2018 12:19 pm | Comments (2)
In November 2013, Kennard Ray got the job as deputy chief of staff to then-Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra.
But less than one day after his appointment, Ray withdrew his nomination for the position under pressure from a mayoral administration that claimed it knew nothing about Ray’s decade-old criminal record until a local newspaper started asking.
Continue reading ‘Criminal Record Controversy Propels Legislative Candidate’
by Paul Bass | Sep 10, 2018 3:12 pm | Comments (14)
Mayor Toni Harp did something smart, according to the state’s top elected Republican: She listened to him.
Continue reading ‘Fasano Credits Harp—& Fasano’
by Allison Park | Sep 9, 2018 10:24 am | Comments (8)
“Democracy is on the ballot” this November, and advocates for women’s health need to make their voices heard.
Continue reading ‘Murphy Rallies Women’s Health Troops’
by Thomas Breen | Sep 4, 2018 2:40 pm | Comments (10)
Ned Lamont said he has a plan that will responsibly and equitably fund education in this state.
That plan hinges on not doing what his Republican opponent is proposing, he said, and preserving the income tax.
Continue reading ‘Lamont Gives “SteFanowski” An “F” On Education’
by Thomas Breen | Aug 17, 2018 5:26 pm | Comments (4)
It’s not just opioids.
Continue reading ‘Fair Haven Doctors See Lesson In K2 Poisonings’