Erick Russell, a partner at a law firm who specializes in public and private financing, is Connecticut Democrats’ nominee for treasurer.
Candidates in CT’s mid-summer primary await results as polls close
There are statewide primaries for secretary of the state, treasurer and U.S. Senate, a race enlivened by the late interest of Donald J. Trump.
In Tuesday’s CT treasurer primary, three Democrats square off
Erick Russell, Dita Bhargava and Karen Dubois-Walton want to oversee the nearly $45 billion in Connecticut pension and trust fund assets.
Crunch time: Candidates in primaries face deadline for public financing
It’s free money, but it’s not easy to get. This is the last week for candidates in Connecticut primary elections to qualify for public money.
Dita Bhargava brings abortion issue into CT treasurer’s race in TV ad
Dita Bhargava, a Democrat running for treasurer, vows to “push companies that we invest in to guarantee employees access to safe abortions.”
CT Democrats diversify in picks for treasurer and secretary of the state
Erick Russell got the Democratic endorsement for state treasurer, and Rep. Stephanie Thomas got the endorsement for secretary of the state.
3 Democrats seeking to be CT treasurer begin a sprint to the convention
Connecticut Democrats now have a three-way field for the state treasurer: Erick Russell, Karen Dubois-Walton and Dita Bhargava.
Use evidence-based models to allocate opioid suit proceeds
Every dollar must be used impactfully, and for that, I encourage the use of evidence-based models for prevention, treatment, and recovery.
Opioids backlash leaves some struggling with chronic pain
In the wake of the opioid epidemic, doctors are writing fewer prescriptions for opioids.
Kamala Harris’ fundraising tour lands in Greenwich
Dita Bhargava is hosting Kamala Harris today at her home in Cos Cob.
Mental health parity bill signed into law
Beginning in 2021, Connecticut insurers will have to submit annual reports detailing their coverage of mental health and substance abuse services.
Connecticut’s public health emergency – the opioid epidemic
I always admired the strength and courage of grieving parents who turn tragedy into advocacy, hoping to bring into the world what could have saved their own child’s life. On July 13, 2018, that inspiration became a call to action when we lost our son Alec to an accidental overdose in Canaan, CT on his 26th birthday.
Bhargava pitches herself as pro-business, progressive Democrat
Dita Bhargava began Tuesday to explore whether there is a place in the wide-open race for governor of Connecticut in 2018 for a Democratic woman who is a feminist and an ethnic minority with a Canadian upbringing, a Wall Street pedigree, a Greenwich address and pro-business inclinations.