Gov. Ned Lamont, who has struggled to hone a consistent message and legislative agenda, is about to overhaul his communications and legislative shops.
Some residents and advocates expressed relief about the revisions, while others said they still could not support the governor’s plan.
Jonathan Harris dropped out of the race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination today and endorsed Ned Lamont, giving the Greenwich businessman a jolt of momentum less than a month before the Democratic nominating convention.
Jonathan Harris, who resigned Monday as commissioner of consumer protection, intends Wednesday to become the first Democrat to open an exploratory committee for governor since Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced last week that he would not seek a third term in 2018. Others are expected to follow.
Jonathan Harris is stepping down as commissioner of the Department of Consumer Protection “to pursue other professional opportunities,” Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday. Harris is one of the Democrats looking at a run for governor in 2018.
Some customers thank Ed Schreiner for making naloxone available at his pharmacy. The bin with brochures about the drug, which can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is often empty. But since last year, only about a dozen people have asked Schreiner to prescribe the drug. Other pharmacists said they’ve been similarly surprised by the low demand, given the state’s ongoing opioid crisis.
The study will be the first state-approved research on medical marijuana, part of a law passed this spring that grants immunity under state law to those participating in approved studies.
I recently came across an op-ed in the Hartford Courant written by Dr. Yifrah Kaminer on July 5. He outlined his concerns and opinions about Connecticut’s medical marijuana program — including his opposition to a proposal to spend $60,000 to educate physicians and patients about medical marijuana. As a board certified pediatrician who has been practicing for 38 years, I felt compelled to respond.
Jonathan Harris, a lawyer and former state senator who recently stepped down as executive director of the Connecticut Democratic Party, was named commissioner of consumer protection Tuesday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Nancy DiNardo is ending a decade as Democratic state chairwoman next month and will be succeeded by her vice chair, Nick Balletto, with the backing of the recently re-elected Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
The GOP’s complaint came amid Malloy’s aggressive fundraising on behalf of the state party, which has used its federal campaign account to raise tens of thousands of dollars from state contractors. State law bars those contractors from contributing to Malloy or the party’s state account.