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The Capitol Beat: November 5 | Election Recap

Connecticut 2014 Election Results

Federal Congressional Races: – Incumbents John Larson (D), Elizabeth Esty (D), Rosa DeLauro (D), Joe Courtney (D) and Jim Himes (D) all won re-election. There were no US Senate races in Connecticut.

Governor – Governor Malloy (D) won his bid for a […]

The Capitol Beat: November 3

“Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable.”

– Mark Twain

November 4: The Day We’ve all Been Waiting for…to be over

The day of reckoning and release from the onslaught of statistics, political ads and solicitations is almost upon us. It won’t feel […]

The Capitol Beat: September 29 – October 3

Quote of the Week:

I didn’t want to do it out of anger…I stood there and took his best.

Governor Malloy responds to reporters Thursday night after a debate with Republican candidate Tom Foley, which featured many two-way personal recriminations.

Here’s a Question for the […]

The Capitol Beat: September 25, 2014

Quote of the Week:

Connecticut is excessively reliant on the property tax, which is stunningly unequal across the state….A comprehensive reframing of revenue sources, including vastly simplifying, broadening, and lowering the sales tax, and learning from best practice in other states would both make the tax […]

The Capitol Beat: August 12, 2014

Republican Tom Foley Defeats McKinney, Setting up Rematch with Malloy in November; Sen. Eric Coleman Prevails; Bridgeport Hands Defeat to Sen. Musto, Rep. Ayala, Newton

Greenwich Republican and businessman Tom Foley defeated Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield in Tuesday’s gubernatorial primary, setting up a […]