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Former Lt. Governor Michael Fedele Endorses Tom Foley for Governor

Former Lt. Governor Michael Fedele Endorses Tom Foley for Governor

More Than 100 Statewide Republican Leaders Are Now United Behind Tom Foley’s Candidacy for Governor Stamford, Conn., – Tom Foley’s campaign for Governor today announced that Tom’s candidacy has been endorsed by former Lt. Governor Michael Fedele of Stamford. In his endorsement, Fedele said: “I am proud to endorse Tom Foley […]

On yet another important issue facing CT’s 5th district, Congresswoman Esty has maintained stony silence for over a month

On yet another important issue facing CT’s 5th district, Congresswoman Esty has maintained stony silence for over a month

  On May 30th, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy announced his intention to propose at 12 cent a gallon tax increase.  Senator Murphy wants 12 cents more, when residents of Connecticut already pay the fourth highest cost for fuel of any state in the continental United States.   In the 17 […]

Congresswoman Esty Mailings Cost Taxpayers 208K – Highest Among Any New England Member

Congresswoman Esty Mailings Cost Taxpayers 208K – Highest Among Any New England Member

  Statement from Connecticut Congressional Fifth District Candidate Mark Greenberg (R) – “Elizabeth Esty is once again showing her disdain for the taxpayers in the 5th District. Even though she has served less than two years in office, Esty has quickly mastered the art of exploiting taxpayers for political purposes, in this […]

It’s Time to Protect the Border – Silence from Esty on Yet Another Issue

It’s Time to Protect the Border – Silence from Esty on Yet Another Issue

  As with nearly every other issue of national urgency, Elizabeth Esty has remained silent on the current crisis on our border with Mexico. Even though the Obama Administration has now announced that thousands of children trying to enter the U.S. illegally in recent months will not be allowed to […]

Lumaj Hits Qualifying Threshold for CEP

Lumaj Hits Qualifying Threshold for CEP

Peter Lumaj, the Republican endorsed candidate for Connecticut Secretary of the State, announced this morning that his campaign has reached the fundraising threshold to qualify for the public financing grant under the Citizen’s Election Program.

Dave Walker Raises Over $75,000 for Lieutenant Governor Race

Dave Walker Raises Over $75,000 for Lieutenant Governor Race

  Bridgeport –  Dave Walker’s Campaign for Lt. Governor announced today that it passed the fundraising milestone of $75,000 from nearly 1,000 contributors — all contributions were limited to a maximum of $100. Dave Walker in response to reaching this goal: “I am greatly humbled by the tremendous support of […]

Republican Connecticut State Senate Candidate in 1st district is holding a fundraiser

Republican Connecticut State Senate Candidate in 1st district is holding a fundraiser

Rico Dence (R) for Connecticut State Senate 1st District is hosting a fundraiser at Mckinnons Irish Pub.

Tom Foley Statement on Mark Boughton’s Endorsement, Campaign Suspension

Tom Foley Statement on Mark Boughton’s Endorsement, Campaign Suspension

  Stamford, Conn., – Tom Foley today issued the following statement in response to Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton’s decision to suspend his gubernatorial bid and endorse Tom Foley’s candidacy for Governor:   “I thank Mayor Boughton for running a strong, issues-based campaign and for bringing his skills and experience as Mayor […]

CT Lt. Gov candidate Heather Somers Reaches Fundraisin​g Objective

CT Lt. Gov candidate Heather Somers Reaches Fundraisin​g Objective

  Heather Somers, Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor, successfully raised approximately $80,000 in small contributions and submitted her filing today with the Citizens Election Fund. “I have been overwhelmed by the grassroots support for my campaign from across the state.  Our campaign has reached a necessary benchmark to have the […]

Statement by Tom Foley on Recent Federal

Statement by Tom Foley on Recent Federal

Tom Foley today issued the following statement on a recent report by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis showing that Connecticut’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is growing only half as fast as the United States as a whole: