Post Tagged with: "Speaker Donovan"

As Esty Gains Momentum, Opponents Resort to Swift Boat Tactics

As Esty Gains Momentum, Opponents Resort to Swift Boat Tactics

As Elizabeth Esty’s campaign for Connecticut’s 5th District gains clear momentum with voters across the 5th District, her opponents are getting desperate – swift boating Esty’s record with a series of dishonest attacks.

by · July 27, 2012 · 0 comments · Politics, William Landers

Statement by Lisa Wilson Foley on Republican Report on Donovan’s Early Release Program

The recent report by the Connecticut House Republicans raises some major concerns about the manner in which dangerous felons are released back into the population. It seems clear that this policy must be reexamined and immediate steps taken to ensure public safety. The early release program was a tragic stain […]

by · July 17, 2012 · 0 comments · Politics, William Landers

Donovan, DeLuca And the Moral Obligations Of The General Assembly

Republican Senate Minority Leader John McKinney called upon Democratic Speaker of the House Chris Donovan to relinquish his position as Speaker following the arrest of his former finance chairman, Robert Braddock, for having concealed the identity of a donor, likely an FBI plant, who wanted to kill tax legislation on […]

by · June 11, 2012 · 0 comments · Don Pesci, Political Commentary

SPEAKER DONOVAN APPLAUDS LABOR COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF MINIMUM WAGE BILL; SAYS LOW-WAGE WORKERS, CT ECONOMY WILL BENEFIT

House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan (D-Meriden) called today’s Labor Committee vote approving a bill that will raise and then index Connecticut’s minimum wage "important for hard-working families in Connecticut and an economic boost that will give more spending money to those low-wage workers." The proposal calls for Connecticut’s current minimum […]

by · March 16, 2012 · 0 comments · U.S. News
Video Update: CT House Speaker Donovan's spin on minimum wage increase

Video Update: CT House Speaker Donovan's spin on minimum wage increase

In a press conference held at the capitol today, Democrat House Speaker and Fifth District Congressional candidate for his party’s nomination, told press, union representatives and supporters why he believed at this time it was important to raise the minimum wage.

by · February 1, 2012 · 0 comments · Business, Politics

LEGISLATIVE DEMOCRATS: UTILITIES MUST BE ACCOUNTABLE TO CONSUMERS

House Speaker Donovan, Senate President Williams Say Rebates, Standards, Penalties, Audit All Under Consideration in Wake of Storms   In the aftermath of the October Nor’easter and Tropical Storm Irene, House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan (D-Meriden), Senate President Pro Tem Donald E. Williams, Jr. (D-Brooklyn) and Energy and Technology Chairs […]

by · November 10, 2011 · 0 comments · Business

SPEAKER DONOVAN, MAJORITY LEADER SHARKEY: POWER RESTORATION FIRST, THEN LEGISLATION NEEDED TO ADDRESS UTILITY COMPANY RESPONSE

House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan (D-Meriden) this evening said "legislation is clearly needed to address the significant shortcomings of the utility companies’ response to both Tropical Storm Irene and last weekend’s snowstorm. Reliable electricity is a high priority for the state, and legislative proposals need to be developed following investigation […]

by · November 4, 2011 · 0 comments · U.S. News

SPEAKER DONOVAN WORKING GROUP TACKLES HEALTH CARE CHALLENGES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Lack of Quality, Affordable Coverage Cited as Obstacle to Job Growth Citing health care costs as "among the most daunting obstacles" for entrepreneurs trying to start or run a business, House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan (D-Meriden) today launched a working group to recommend changes to existing law and new legislation […]

by · October 11, 2011 · 0 comments · Business

SPEAKER’S TASK FORCE ON CHILDREN IN RECESSION LOOKS AT IMPACT OF FEDERAL BUDGET CUTS ON CHILDREN

Bruce Lesley, President of First Focus, Will Address Task Force at Meeting Sept. 15 House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan’s Task Force on Children in the Recession will focus on federal budget cuts and their impact on children at a meeting of the Task Force on Thursday, September 15 from 3-5 […]

by · September 14, 2011 · 0 comments · U.S. News

Speaker Donovan on Nelson Brown

"Former Speaker Nelson Brown was a true gentleman. He was always easy to work with, loved the State of Connecticut and its people, and worked hard to make this a better place. Our thoughts are with his family and friends today."

by · September 8, 2011 · 0 comments · U.S. News