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NB Politicus is a weblog featuring news and commentary on politics, government and community life in New Britain, CT. John McNamara - Editor and Writer

New Britain Democrats Thank Treasurer Nappier For Her Public Service And Trailblazing Political Career

Through five state elections since 1998 State Treasurer Denise Nappier,  the first African-American woman elected to a statewide office in Connecticut. was a frequent visitor to New Britain in her own campaigns and in support of local Democratic candidates in … Continue reading

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New Britain Democrats Wish You A Happy New Year. Think Globally And Act Locally In 2018.

2018 Political Calendar At A Glance Democratic Town Committee January 18:  Democratic Town Committee meeting January 17-31: Petition period for Democratic Town Committee by voting district January 31 4 p.m. deadline for Town Committee petitions to be filed March 6: … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from New Britain Democrats

  For all celebrating Christmas New Britain Democrats extend good tidings and our wishes for peace, an end to violence and social justice throughout the world. Email: newbritaindemocrat@gmail.com Facebook: @NewBritainDemocrat      Twitter: @NBDemocrat New Britain Democrats Think Globally. Act … Continue reading

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New Britain’s Bond Rating Drops From Stable To Negative: Huge Spike In Debt Through 2021 Cited By Moody’s — NB Politicus

Republican incumbent Mayor Erin Stewart, in her re-election campaign this year and throughout her second term, has touted improving municipal bond ratings for New Britain’s fiscal solvency, claiming credit for budget surpluses of $15 million and pushing spending up at … Continue reading

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The Democratic Slate: Veronica DeLandro, Molly McGuire Seek Ward One Council Seats

Veronica T. DeLandro and Molly McGuire, the Democratic candidates for Ward 1 Common Council in the November 7th city election, are stressing their concerns about the quality of education and protecting the city’s watershed as they campaign in the district … Continue reading

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Eva Magnuszewski Seeks Return To Common Council

  Eva Magnuszewski is running for Alderwoman at large seeking a return to the city’s Common Council. Magnuszewski is running for the city council on a platform of creating growth in economic development, improving education, and defending New Britain’s water … Continue reading

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DTC Chair Files Complaint On Mayor’s Use Of Car Tax Bills To Promote Candidacy

State Law Bars Incumbents From Using Public Funds Within 3 Months of Election The State Elections Enforcement Commission received a complaint on Wednesday (September 13) alleging use of public funds by Mayor Erin Stewart to promote her candidacy for re-election. … Continue reading

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