Politics

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 […]

Cantor’s Loss Shows It’s Not All About the Money

An important lesson for the RNC and the state GOP affiliate’s should be the simple illustration in the recent upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s defeat in his recent primary in the state of Virginia, that money on hand made no difference in who was elected by voters.

Witkos, Simanski Celebrate New Hartford Student Writers

Witkos, Simanski Celebrate New Hartford Student Writers

New Hartford – Senator Kevin Witkos (R-8) and Representative Bill Simanski (R-62) honored eight New Hartford students for winning their school essay contest sponsored by Northwest Community Bank. The winning students, 6th graders from Ann Antolini School, were presented with citations and a special prize from Northwest Community Bank during […]

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RLC 2014 CONCLUDES AFTER HEARING FROM AMERICA’S TOP CONSERVATIVES

SPEAKERS PUSH NIGERIA ISSUE TO FOREFRONT OF NATIONAL AGENDA The 2014 Republican Leadership Conference concluded this evening after delegates heard from America’s top Republicans, including Chairman Reince Priebus, governors, congressional leaders and numerous potential presidential contenders. An emphasis on social issues emerged during the opening session, but speakers pushed U.S. […]

Simsbury Man Named Veteran of the Month by State Sen. Witkos

Hartford, CT – Senator Kevin Witkos (R-8) named Trevor Brittell the “Veteran of the Month” this June. Staff Sergeant Brittell, a Simsbury resident, served in Bosnia, Afghanistan and Iraq in the infantry and later as a Military Police squad leader. “Brittell has proudly served his country, protected the lives of […]