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Tom Foley: “Minimum Wage is a Fairness Issue”

Stamford, Conn., — Tom Foley today issued the following statement on the minimum wage: “The minimum wage is a fairness issue, so I support raising the minimum wage nationally to help people who struggle the most to earn a living. But Connecticut’s problem isn’t the minimum wage. Connecticut’s problem is […]

Statement by Mark Greenberg on President Obama’s visit to Connecticut

“President Obama’s new budget proposal calls for a massive spending increase, coupled with higher taxes and more debt being placed on the backs of future generations. Connecticut families would get hit particularly hard by this proposal. If the President wants to aid Connecticut families and help them get jobs, he […]

Quinnipiac Poll: Voters Discouraged about State’s Future Under Malloy

Stamford, Conn., — Tom Foley today issued the following statement in response to the latest Qunnipiac University Poll: “The Quinnipiac poll released today confirms what I have been hearing all across Connecticut – citizens are discouraged by Connecticut’s “failure to thrive” under Governor Malloy. Whether it’s taxes, spending, jobs and […]

Occhiogrosso, Moving On Up, Or Down?

  Roy Occhiogrosso, the Vice President for Global Strategy who has shuttled back and forth between Governor Dannel Malloy’s administration and his duties at Global Strategy, has now become, according to a short piece in CTMirror, “a consultant to the Connecticut Democratic Party.” Apparently, no one in Connecticut’s media knows whether […]

“Good Riddance” Cries Out Connecticut State Freedom Fighters

“Good Riddance” Cries Out Connecticut State Freedom Fighters

According to CHRISTOPHER KEATING of the Hartford Courant, “State Senator Donald Williams, the longest-serving Senate President Pro Tempore in state history, surprised his caucus Wednesday by announcing that he is not seeking reelection this year.” An immediate cheer irrupts across the State Of Connecticut as hundreds of thousands of residence […]

The Sandy Hook Massacre, By Andrew Bendzinski

The account below was written by Andrew Bendzinski, a student, for a class assignment. Mr. Bendzinski here provides a very good summary of events surrounding the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The speculative portions of his account towards the end of his paper are his own. Almost all […]

Himes, Blumenthal, Ukraine And The Soviet Re-Union

Speaking at St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral, 4th District U.S.  Representative Jim Himes commiserated with Ukraine, still struggling under the boot of Vladimir Putin’s Russia.   “The senator [U.S. Senator Dick Blumenthal] and I are thrilled to be able to take a moment this morning at this very momentous and frightening time for […]

Tom Foley Statement on Sikorsky Cutting 600 Jobs

Tom Foley Statement on Sikorsky Cutting 600 Jobs

Stamford, Conn. – Tom Foley today issued the following statement in response to Sikorsky’s announcement that it will cut 600 jobs from its workforce, with Connecticut taking the brunt of the layoffs: “The loss of up to 600 Sikorsky jobs in Connecticut is another example of Connecticut’s anti-business policy agenda […]

by · February 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News, Politics
It Takes A Village (Of Idiots) To Make A City

It Takes A Village (Of Idiots) To Make A City

  H&R Block, the guys that help bewildered taxpayers send their “fair share” in tax receipts to federal and state governments, reported that Bridgeport, Connecticut was the highest taxed city in the country, and news outlets across the country ran with the item.   This brought out the beast in Bridgeport […]

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Lauretano To Willis: Stop Making Excuses For UConn And Apply The Law

 Feb. 20, 2014 Torrington, CT-  Republican Candidate for State Representative in the 64th District Mark Lauretano declared Thursday that Rep. Roberta Willis, the Chairwoman of the Higher Education Committee, must bear some responsibility for the mishandling of sexual assaults at the University of Connecticut (UConn).   At the beginning of December, […]