Government

Stamford Mayoral Race
9:55 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Malloy reiterates support for Martin

Candidate David Martin gestured to Governor Dannel Malloy, as William Tong looks on.
Credit Kaomi Goetz

Democrats in Stamford put on a united front Monday as Governor Dannel Malloy ceremoniously endorsed candidate David Martin for mayor.

Malloy, a former 12-year mayor of Stamford, had endorsed his personal friend William Tong in the Democratic primary.

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NY's 1st Congressional District
4:13 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Zeldin to challenge Bishop

NY's 1st CD is a tight district but not as tight as presidential results

  Long Island State Senator Lee Zeldin announced Monday he will challenge Tim Bishop for Congress next year.  The district they are fighting over is one of the most competitive districts in the country.

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Federal govt. shutdown affects Conn.
5:42 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Bridgeport head start program gets food donation

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch (center) helps deliver Connecticut Food Bank donations to Head Start program at Action for Bridgeport Community Development
Credit Ebong Udoma

A head start program in Bridgeport, Connecticut, is one of many forced to close its doors because of the partial shutdown of the federal government. The program received emergency food aid from the Connecticut Food Bank on Friday.

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Tax cuts, too?
6:43 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Cuomo: NY could have a surplus

  Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York state could have a budget surplus within three years. The positive budget news comes as Cuomo has formed a task force to look at ways to cut taxes.  

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Tax Cutting Commission
11:28 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Cuomo looks to former rivals to head tax commission

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is appointing a new tax cutting commission that includes former political rivals. The governor charged it with finding ways of slicing state revenues by $2-3 billion dollars next year.

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