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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

Diverse Democratic Slate Endorsed With Merrill Gay As Candidate For Mayor

The Democratic Town Committee met at New Britain City Hall July 20th and endorsed a municipal slate led by the Board of Education’s Merrill Gay. Gay, endorsed this week by the United Auto Workers and the Working Families Party, accepted … Continue reading

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Gerratana Reception Is Sunday July 16th for Possible 2018 Statewide Run; City Democratic Slate Welcomed At Pre-Endorsement Reception

New Britain Reception For Senator Gerratana’s Statewide Exploratory Committee Sunday, July 16th Terry Bielinski Gerratana, the four-term state senator representing New Britain, Berlin and part of Farmington, is exploring a statewide run for Comptroller in the run up to the … Continue reading

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Democratic Momentum: Merrill for Mayor Committee Raises $26,000 In Second Quarter

  Mayoral Candidate Merrill Gay, who seeks the Democratic Party’s endorsement later this month, announced that his campaign raised over $26,000 during the second quarter to bring his campaign total to $32,000 in his bid for the City’s top seat. … Continue reading

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Stop Trumpcare Rally Monday 7/10; Meet & Greet Reception Tuesday, 7/11; NB Dems Get Ready To Endorse Municipal Candidates 7/20

Summer of Resistance Stop Trumpcare Rally Monday, July 10th, at 6 p.m. at CT Access and Central Park A rally to oppose Republican legislation repealing  the Affordable Care Act (ACA/Obamacare) will be held Monday, July 10th, at 6 p.m. at … Continue reading

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Senator Murphy, Rep. Esty Back Mayoral Candidate Merrill Gay, NB Democrats in ’17 Municipal Election

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Cong. Elizabeth Esty (D-5) urged New Britain voters to support the candidacy of Democrat Merrill Gay for Mayor in the 2017 municipal election on Sunday, June 11th. A backyard picnic of 100 supporters, candidates … Continue reading

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Mayoral Candidate Merrill Gay To Welcome Murphy, Blumenthal, Esty At Sunday, June 11th Fundraiser

NEW BRITAIN – Merrill Gay, Democratic candidate for Mayor, will get the backing of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation — US Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Cong. Elizabeth Esty (D-5) — at a backyard picnic on  Sunday, June 11th, … Continue reading

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NB Democrats Adopt State Budget Resolution: Tax Fairness Supported, Harmful Cuts Opposed

NEW BRITAIN – The Democratic Town Committee (DTC) unanimously adopted a resolution at its May 18th meeting for a “fair and just budget for all of Connecticut” as the Governor and Legislature deal with deficits and deliberate on state spending … Continue reading

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