Having lost the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senator in the 2006 election to Ned Lamont – perhaps not coincidentally, the current Democratic candidate for governor – Lieberman ultimately ran in that election and won.
Viewed as the Democratic front-runner, Lamont is a former member of Greenwich's Board of Selectmen and chairman and founder of that town's Lamont Digital Systems.
Lamont previously ran for senator against incumbent Joe Lieberman in 2006 and sought the 2010 Democratic nomination for governor.
While waiting for a resolution to the state budget impasse, President/CEO Fran Pastore remains confident that the group – and women entrepreneurs and business owners – will continue to make progress.
After more than four decades in state and federal government, including four terms as a U.S. Senator, Joe Lieberman retired last week from public office. The Business Journal looks back at the career of one of the most accomplished legislators of his generation.
In his final address, Lieberman, who switched his party affiliation to Independent after first being elected on the Democratic ticket, said he is optimistic for the future but said leadership from both parties is pivotal.
The U.S. Senate unanimously approved a $631 billion defense spending bill Tuesday that provides $88 billion for the war in Afghanistan and other expenditures through the end of the 2013 fiscal year.
The Democratic and Republican candidates in the race for Connecticut’s open Senate seat and in the state’s five congressional races reported a combined $23.5 million in expenditures for the October Quarterly filing period.
More than half a million dollars in federal funding will fund the growth of locally produced food businesses in Connecticut.