Articles by: Juliana Simone

Esty Finally Finds Her Voice

Esty Finally Finds Her Voice

  After maintaining for months her stony silence on matters of critical importance to our country and national security ranging from the VA scandal to the ISIS airstrikes to the Bergdahl incident, Elizabeth Esty has finally found an issue she is willing to comment upon.   While she never posted […]

Lumaj Announces Small Business Listening Tour

Lumaj Announces Small Business Listening Tour

  Fairfield, CT, September 8th, 2014 – Peter Lumaj, the Republican and Independent Party nominee for Connecticut Secretary of the State, announced this morning that his campaign would be embarking on a two week long listening tour to hear and discuss the concerns of small businesses in Connecticut. “Over the […]

Tom Foley Makes a Statement on Dan Malloy’s Jobs Plan

Tom Foley Makes a Statement on Dan Malloy’s Jobs Plan

Southington, CT – The Tom Foley for Governor campaign released the following statement regarding Dan Malloy’s jobs plan announcement today: “This is just more of the same,” said Tom Foley spokesperson Mark McNulty. “Apparently 1% growth, one of the worst job recovery rates in the country, and higher taxes are good […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News, Politics
Foley campaign: Clinton: Are you better off than you were four years ago? No!

Foley campaign: Clinton: Are you better off than you were four years ago? No!

Southington, CT – Yesterday, former President Bill Clinton came to Connecticut to stump for Dan Malloy.  President Clinton was supposed to offer an airtight defense of Dan Malloy’s tenure at the capitol.  Instead he asked a rhetorical question that many Connecticut residents would answer differently than he did, “Are the […]

by · September 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News, Politics
Mark Greenberg Responds to GAO Decision Holding Guantanamo Prisoner Transfer Illegal: Will Elizabeth Esty Respond?

Mark Greenberg Responds to GAO Decision Holding Guantanamo Prisoner Transfer Illegal: Will Elizabeth Esty Respond?

  WATERTOWN, Conn. — Last week, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) ruled that the Obama administration violated the law when they exchanged five high-profile Taliban leaders detained at Guantanamo Bay for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in May. While I declared my opposition to releasing these five terrorists shortly after the exchange in June, and both Republicans and Democrats […]

by · August 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News, Politics
Tom Foley UP 7 Points on Dan Malloy

Tom Foley UP 7 Points on Dan Malloy

 Southington, CT – An independent poll, released today by Rasmussen and conducted from August 18-19th has some news.  According to the poll Tom Foley is leading Governor Dan Malloy by 7 points, 45% to 38%.  This is the second poll to show Foley leading and just the latest in a series of […]

Hartford Courant Rates Latest Foley Ad ACCURATE

Hartford Courant Rates Latest Foley Ad ACCURATE

  Southington, CT – Today, the Hartford Courant fact checked our latest ad,“hurting”.  The ad highlights parts of Dan Malloy’s record that are negatively affecting Connecticut citizens: the largest tax increase in state history, slow job growth and an anti-business environment.  Malloy has taken exception to our ad in general without […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News, Politics
Stonington Memorial for English Midshipman Powers Killed Offshore of Stonington 1814

Stonington Memorial for English Midshipman Powers Killed Offshore of Stonington 1814

Former U.S. Congressman and decorated veteran Rob Simmons held a memorial at the Stonington Cemetery Saturday for the English Navy member, Midshipman Thomas Barratt Powers, 18, who was killed in late July of 1814 by an American privateer.

Lumaj Wins Independent Party Endorsement

Lumaj Wins Independent Party Endorsement

  Fairfield, CT, August 20th, 2014 – Peter Lumaj, the Republican nominee for Connecticut Secretary of the State, announced this morning that his campaign was unanimously endorsed last night by the Independent Party of Connecticut at their open statewide nominating caucus. “I am very excited to announce that we have […]

HERBST EARNS CROSS-ENDORSEMENT FROM INDEPENDENT PARTY

HERBST EARNS CROSS-ENDORSEMENT FROM INDEPENDENT PARTY

  Trumbull, CT- Tim Herbst, Republican candidate for State Treasurer, tonight received the cross-endorsement of the Connecticut Independent Party. “I am thrilled to have earned the endorsement of Connecticut’s Independent Party for the office of State Treasurer,” said Herbst. “This state is in real trouble and the voters I talk […]

by · August 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News, Politics