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Cuomo has dismissed the concerns as being the machinations of his political foes.
“There is no place like Oz, and there was no one like Oz," Gov. Ned Lamont -- who faced Griebel in the 2018 gubernatorial election -- remarked.
Smith has belonged to the RTC for some 40 years, the last eight-plus as deputy registrar.
Among other items, the Senate Democrats are looking to ban chokeholds and other “unnecessary” police actions.
As of June 10, Connecticut’s nursing homes had recorded 8,669 confirmed COVID cases and 2,106 deaths.
DiNardo – who held that position from 2004-14 – is the first woman to serve as chair of the party.
Book questioned why the federal government should bail out poorly managed state governments.
Dalio also faulted "some media folks who wanted to write sensationalistic stories."
“Nobody should need to make a decision between their health and their right to vote,” the governor said. “We must guarantee access to the ballot, and this is a way to do that during these extraordinary circumstances. I do not take this decision lightly, and it is with the public health and welfare of residents in mind.”
Around the state, some favor opening businesses now, while others favor slowly rolling out certain sectors. Even Gov. Ned Lamont, who has said an official strategic announcement will be made on May 20, is now indicating some reopenings could occur sooner.
The loosening of social distancing efforts and a concurrent reopening of some businesses could begin in June, according to one of the co-chairs of the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Board.
The 61-year-old Fasano, who has served nine terms in the state senate, frequently clashed with Democratic governors Dannel Malloy and Ned Lamont, often around fiscal issues. He was also a vocal opponent of Lamont’s electronic tolls plan, which ultimately came to naught.
“Changing an election date is not something we do lightly,” tweeted Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, “it’s a recognition of the severity & nature of this crisis, and more steps may be necessary to guarantee that every CT voter has an opportunity to cast their ballot.”
The New Canaan resident entered the last gubernatorial race as a Republican in 2017, suspending his campaign several months later.
While the current version of Gov. Ned Lamont's CT2030 transportation plan estimates its trucks-only tolls component will raise $170-180 million a year for infrastructure improvements, that is only "a small fraction of what is needed,” according to State Sen. Alex Bergstein, D-36th (Greenwich, New Canaan and Stamford),