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Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Carter will have two spots on the November ballot. Independent Party rival John Price withdrew his disputed claim for the tiny party’s spot Friday afternoon, clearing the way for Carter to preserve the party’s status.
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill will have to move with some dispatch to secure the rights of Carter and the Independnt party by making sure each ballot reflects the state of party nominations and provides a full array of choices to voters.
September 30, 2016 Comments Off on Price Withdraws From Independent Line. Clears Way for Carter.
The Democratic Governors Association is meeting in Aspen. The beleaguered head of the money raising, influence peddling organization, Governor Dannel P. Malloy, has advice on how to cope with Connecticut’s heat wave from his luxury perch in Aspen, where it’s a delightful 70 degrees.
Here’s Malloy’s advice for those who haven’t flown to Aspen and paid a big fee to sit in the audience at a bogus “policy panel.”
GOV. MALLOY URGES PEOPLE TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS DURING EXTREME HEAT
Residents can call 2-1-1 to find their closest cooling center
(HARTFORD, CT) – With excessive heat forecasted to continue over the next few days and heat advisories issued for most of the state, Governor Dannel P. Malloy is asking people to take precautions and to call 2-1-1 if they need information on cooling centers in their town or city.
The current forecast is calling for hot and very humid conditions to continue today through Sunday with highs in the mid 90’s and the heat index between 100 – 110 F range.
“High temperatures can be dangerous for your health, especially for the elderly, young children, and people who work outside,” Governor Malloy said. “Remember to keep cool and follow common sense. Please drink lots of water, stay in the shade, and monitor those who are at greatest risk when temperatures are extremely high.”
August 12, 2016 Comments Off on Advice From Aspen on Connecticut Heat Wave.
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August 10, 2016 Comments Off on Republican State Chair Holds Secret Committee Call Tonight at 6 pm. Discretion Required.
State Representative Jason Perillo has won his local primary by a staggering 10-1 margin. The Shelton Republican defeated Ruth Parkins 1,051 to 109.
The size of the victory may cause Perillo’s local Republican tormentors to abandon their futile quest to harass and dump him.
August 9, 2016 Comments Off on Mittens By a Mile.
Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Carter will head to Tel Aviv Sunday in search of facts. The three term state legislator announced his mission on Friday afternoon. Carter hopes to join the ranks of Republicans in Washington who are the Middle East’s only democracy’s most reliable supporters in contrast to the Obama administration’s escalating hostility.
Carter announced his trip with this statement:
BETHEL, CT: Today, Republican US Senate Candidate Dan Carter announced he will embark on a fact finding mission to Tel Aviv, Israel.
“With so much uncertainty in the world I’m eager to travel to Israel to meet with leaders and dignitaries to discuss national security, and the global war on terror.
“My years of service in the military taught me that policies made from behind a desk or a politician’s microphone don’t always deliver desired results.
“I’m going to talk with leaders representing one of our nation’s greatest allies to better understand how we can work together to solve some of the world’s greatest problems.”
Representative Carter arrives in Tel Aviv, Israel Monday and returns to Connecticut
June 25, 2016 Comments Off on Shalom: Republican Carter to Boost Bona Fides on Mission to Israel.
Expect the State Elections Enforcement to adopt the terms of its surrender to the state’s Democtatic committee at a Wednesday morning. The SEEC is expected to end its investigation of illegal campaign spending by state Democrats on behalf of Democratic Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s 2014 re-election campaign.
The SEEC will take the unusual step of ending its investigation before obtaining evidence it has deemed crucial to upholding its public trust. The commission has been engaged in an extended battle to obtain emails exchanged among Malloy and a host of party operatives.
What price betrayal? We will begin to find out on Wednesday.
June 15, 2016 Comments Off on SEEC Set for Wednesday Surrender.
There’s a fundraiser this afternoon in the 18th Senate District for Democratic hopeful Timothy Bowles. The event hosted by Governor Dannel P. Malloy crony Scott Bates. The sign on the truck summarizes the guest list. Bowles must be having trouble reaching the $15,000 threshold to qualify for public funding of his campaign.
May 15, 2016 Comments Off on A Greeting for Stonington Democrats.
Republican stalwart Pat Longo will not not seek another term as Connecticut’s Republican National Committeewoman. The Wilton Republican has served in party positions since 1961. She was elected to the RNC in 2007, after 14 years as the state party’s vice chair. In 2004, Longo made a brave run for the RNC against a crumbling Rowland administration favorite while many others were silent–or worse–in the face of corruption.
Greenwich Republican fundraiser Leora Levy, a Ted Cruz supporter, is expected to make a bid for The beloved Longo’s seat.
April 12, 2016 Comments Off on Pat Longo to Exit Republican National Committee–Stage Right.
Marine veteran Angel Luis Cadena is seeking the the Republcian nomination for the House of Representatives in Connecticut’s 3rd CD. News of Cadena’s candidacy was announced at a meeting of the the pro-gun Connecticut Citizens Defense League, Daily Ructions has learned.
The Shelton Republican made an unsuccessful bid for his party’s nomination for State Comptroller in 2014.
The 3rd CD has been represented since 1990 by Rosa DeLauro, left wing Democrat and generous house mother of disgraced Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel.
February 20, 2016 Comments Off on Angel Luis Cadena Seeking Republican Nod in 3rd CD.
Waterbury Republican Stephanie Cummings announced she will seek the Republican nomination for the 74th House Disrtrict. The two term member of the board of alderman launched her campaign Friday with a warm endorsement from retiring incumbent Selim Noujaim. He called Cummings “competent, capable and worthy” in a campaign press release.
Cummings is a lawyer and lifelong Waterbury resident who has been active in a variety of volunteer organizations and “also founded a book drive that has collected nearly 30,000 books for Waterbury children.”
January 29, 2016 Comments Off on Cummings Launches Bid for Waterbury House Seat With Noujaim Endorsement.