Category Archives: General Assembly

Happy New Year: Looking Back and Moving Forward With New Britain Democrats

January 1, 2017 League of Women Voters Hosts Brunch With Legislators Saturday, 1/7 Legislature Opens On Wednesday, January 4th New Britain area League of Women Voters’ will host a public brunch with New Britain area  legislators on Saturday January 7th … Continue reading

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Town Committee Meets 5/19: Registrar, JPs, 25th & 26th State Reps To Be Endorsed

The Democratic Town Committee will meet on Thursday, May 19th, at New Britain City Hall for its 2016 municipal endorsement meeting. The meeting will begin at 7 pm and will be held in Room 504. A new candidate for Registrar … Continue reading

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HQ Coffee Hour and Voter Canvass Saturday June 6….State Budget Numbers For NB…..Municipal Endorsements

Campaign 2015 Headquarters Coffee & Canvass Saturday June 6 New Britain Democratic headquarters will be open Saturday, June 6th, for a coffee hour and discussion beginning at 10:30 am. The event will be followed by neighborhood canvassing for voter registration. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from New Britain Democrats….Legislature Opens With Hopes For Property Tax Relief….BOE Schedules Budget Meetings…The Year In Pictures…

A Quote For The New Year……. “The difference between Democrats and Republicans has always been measured in courage and confidence. The Republicans believe that the wagon train will not make it to the frontier unless some of the old, some … Continue reading

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NB Gets State Bonds For Schools, Treatment Center, COSTCO’s Road

The state Bond Commission approved several New Britain projects Wednesday November 19th.   Among the bonding requests were $1,191,500 for the DiLoreto, Pulaski and Slade Schools, $545,272 for renovations and improvements at the Farrell Treatment Center, $1,057,465 for a roof replacement … Continue reading

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Budget Hearing Monday……Convention Time For State Candidates….Nelson Mandela Remembered….

Budget Hearing Monday:  School Aid, Property Tax Hike, Cutbacks Are Key Issues The City Council Budget hearing will be held on Monday, May 12,  at 6 p.m. at New Britain High School. The 15-member Council is working on adopting a … Continue reading

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New Party Bosses…State Budget Has More School Aid…C.P.O.A. Is MIA On Taxes….

New Party Bosses State Budget: General Assembly Approves  $48M Increase In School Aid, Keno Gambling Is Repealed The Legislature approved a state budget for the next fiscal year late Saturday, May 3rd, that includes a $48 million increase in state aid … Continue reading

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