In The Loop – April 19, 2024

In The Loop – April 19, 2024

The way it was As each legislative session starts to heat up but also winds down for the year in Connecticut, there are only 12 days left to “make the magic happen” and the nostalgia begins

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In The Loop – April 12, 2024

In The Loop – April 12, 2024

Only one other time has Patrick taken over this column. Both times he wanted to reflect on the loss of a dear friend and Connecticut statesman – all yours Patrick I met Joe Lieberman in 1977

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In The Loop – April 5, 2024

In The Loop – April 5, 2024

A total solar eclipse is like no other sight on Earth – except the last month of the CT State legislature! How often do those of us who roam the state capitol find ourselves murmuring, “Just

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In The Loop – March 29, 2024

In The Loop – March 29, 2024

The Intersection of Politics and Media  These days this topic has been top of mind for me. With one foot in lobbying and one foot in public relations, I’ve watched the progress of House Bill 5408—a

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In The Loop – March 22, 2024

In The Loop – March 22, 2024

A bright light in the CT government  While things were mired in troubled waters at the State Capitol in Hartford this week, one statewide leader was leading a coalition of local and state officials through a

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In The Loop – March 15, 2024

In The Loop – March 15, 2024

March 11, 2020, at 8:22 AM – An actual memo to the Sullivan & LeShane Team  An excerpt from my memo to our Lobbying and Public Relations teams –  “So, I thought I should at least

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In The Loop – March 8, 2024

In The Loop – March 8, 2024

Is it possible for everyone to just get along?  This week started committees taking final action on their priorities or those of their caucus or even the governor. As they prepare to meet their JF deadlines

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In The Loop- March 1, 2024

In The Loop- March 1, 2024

Three minutes of fame at Connecticut’s State Capitol –Is it worth it?  These days the lights are on from dawn to dawn sometimes as the public hearing process is in full bloom. Hundreds of folks come

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In The Loop – February 23, 2024

In The Loop – February 23, 2024

From Paddi’s Desk Tracking committee agendas and public hearing agendas keeps the public and other interested parties invested in what’s hot in the state legislature in Hartford. Many times, keeping abreast of the interim study bills

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In The Loop – February 16, 2024

Follow the Money – An Early Lesson Learned The biggest issue this session is already becoming the Governor’s recommendation for changes to the two-year budget approved by the legislature in 2021. Zach will be focusing on

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