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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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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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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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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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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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New Britain Election Postscript: “If Trump wins will I have to leave the country?” — NB Politicus

“If Trump wins will I have to leave the country?” The question was asked of me by a Holmes School student when I was leaving the Masjid Al Taqwa mosque on Arch Street on a Sunday evening in August. It … Continue reading

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Wave Of New Voters Includes New Britain: 4,139 Added Since June; Registration Deadline Nov. 1

Originally posted on NB Politicus:
By John McNamara A wave of new voter registrations statewide may push New Britain enrollment past 30,000 for Election Day on November 8th. One week prior to the November 1st deadline,  there are 29,100 eligible…

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