In The Loop – June 14, 2024

In The Loop – June 14, 2024

“Loyalty is not just a word. It’s a way of life.” – Unknown Earlier this week CT House Speaker Matt Ritter used the word loyalty when talking about UConn’s Coach Dan Hurley’s decision to continue his

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In The Loop – June 7, 2024

In The Loop – June 7, 2024

What do golf and politics have in common? Many people ask what lobbyists do once the legislature adjourns. They watch trends, follow up on unresolved issues, reconnect with clients, gather Intel on upcoming campaigns, and continue

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In The Loop – May 31, 2024

In The Loop – May 31, 2024

So What’s All The Hub Bub with the Economy? If you follow the media, you constantly hear about the skyrocketing cost of living and how people are forced to cut back or make tough decisions about

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In The Loop – May 24, 2024

In The Loop – May 24, 2024

What’s Special about a Special Session? The term “Special Session” has been buzzing around the Capitol recently, leaving some to wonder what makes it so special. Is it the topic at hand, the timing right after

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In The Loop – May 17, 2024

In The Loop – May 17, 2024

“Know when to hold them, Know when to fold them, Know when to walk away, and Know when to run.” – Kenney Rogers   By all accounts, this was the theme song for the 2024 legislative session.

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In The Loop – May 10, 2024

In The Loop – May 10, 2024

To Connecticut’s 187 Unsung Heroes Now that the gavel has dropped and the Capitol Campus is empty this morning, one of the traditions I wrote about a couple of weeks back is the difficult and emotional departure of

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In The Loop – May 3, 2024

In The Loop – May 3, 2024

Surprise! In politics there’s a saying about two to three weeks before an election – watch out for the October surprise. Usually, it’s not a good surprise – like a personal attack by one opponent to knock the energy out

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In The Loop April 26, 2024

In The Loop April 26, 2024

The Unprecedented Session: A Legislative Anomaly? Navigating the short session within the Connecticut Legislature has always been a formidable task. Spanning merely four months and coinciding with the interim election period, it primarily focuses on the

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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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