Shaken by the shooting death of a 3-year old in Hartford on April 10, Bridgeport Sen. Marilyn Moore convened experts from hospitals and communities working to prevent gun violence in Connecticut’s cities.
Lawmakers identified a $5 billion proposal by the Biden administration, and marijuana and sports-betting legalization efforts, as potential funding.
With a unanimous vote, Connecticut became the latest state to adopt legislation prohibiting discrimination based on hairstyles associated with race.
Sen. Marilyn Moore is one of 1,100 Democrats in her district still awaiting an absentee ballot. She is not happy.
The rules for reopening Connecticut are coming out. But state officials warned not to expect a rapid recovery.
The decision ends a months-long legal battle between three voters and the City of Bridgeport over absentee ballots.
The winners included Justin Elicker in New Haven, Mark Boughton in Danbury, Luke Bronin in Hartford and Brenda Kupchick in Fairfield.
The result was hardly a surprise as courts generally are reluctant to intrude in elections in the absence of overwhelming evidence of wrongdoing.
Mike Jarjura improbably won re-election as Waterbury’s mayor as a write-in candidate in 2005.
The Bridgeport mayoral campaign of Marilyn Moore says it will file a formal complaint alleging absentee ballot fraud, but it has yet to make a specific claim.
Marilyn Moore puzzled Democrats by demanding Gov. Ned Lamont investigate her suspicions of absentee ballot fraud in the mayoral primary she lost Tuesday to Bridgeport Mayor Joseph P. Ganim.
The loser of a close mayoral primary in Bridgeport, Marilyn Moore explored Wednesday whether a case can be made for overturning the results, obtaining a line on the November ballot or continuing as a write-in candidate.
Justin Elicker won big in New Haven over Toni Harp, but voters were kinder to incumbents in Hartford and Bridgeport.
Primaries in three of Connecticut’s four largest cities today are reminders that even mayors who become figures in statewide politics are not immune to local challenges.
If the GOP can gain four seats, it will turn a 21-15 Democratic advantage into a 19-17 Republican majority, giving them control of the chamber for the first time in 20 years.