Connecticut Politics


Moms, Lawmakers Uncertain of DCF’s Direction

CTNewsJunkie |  7/25/14 4:30 AM

Following the Newtown shootings, the General Assembly told Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz in 2013 to come up with plan to eliminate barriers to mental and behavioral health services for all children, regardless of whether they’re under DCF care. But a group of mothers on Thursday expressed concern that Katz may be ignoring their kids.

OP-ED | Here’s One Easy Budget Cut: Abolish The Lieutenant Governor’s Office

CTNewsJunkie |  7/25/14 4:30 AM

Few things are certain in life, or so the saying goes, beyond death and taxes. But I’ve found another truism you can take to the bank. The office of the lieutenant governor should be dismantled, abolished, and dispatched by voters to where it belongs: in the dustbin of Connecticut’s sordid political history.

Bacchiochi Fires Campaign Consultant, Foley Keeps Her

CTNewsJunkie |  7/24/14 3:36 PM

Lieutenant governor candidate Penny Bacchiochi ended a consulting agreement with urban outreach consultant Regina Roundtree Thursday for online comments about another candidate, but Roundtree will continue work for Tom Foley’s gubernatorial campaign.

Rep. Jim Himes advises deluded rightwing C-SPAN caller to watch less Faux News

My Left Nutmeg |  7/23/14 1:54 PM

Dem Rep. Mocks C-SPAN Caller's Conspiracies: Watch 'Less Fox News' (VIDEO) Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) on Wednesday put a C-SPAN caller in his place after he asked the congressman to defend President Obama from a laundry list of scandals coveted by conservatives. The caller rattled off a list including Benghazi, the IRS scandal, NSA surveillance, Fast and Furious and the Veterans Affairs scandal. He also asked Himes to address the theory that Obama was...

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