Democrats, Good Government Groups Want To Save Election Funding ProgramGood government groups and Democratic elected officials today called for the preservation of the Citizens Election Program.
Bridgeport Mayor Sues For Access To Public Campaign MoneyBridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim has filed a federal lawsuit against the State Elections Enforcement Commission, seeking access to public campaign money as he explores a run for governor.
Ganim Considering Statewide Office; Asks About Public FundsBridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim is asking state elections officials whether he can participate in Connecticut's public financing program for statewide campaigns, given his past felony convictions for corruption.
Foley To Use Public Funding In Gov Race
Newton Charged With Lying To Obtain Public Campaign FinancingFormer Bridgeport state Sen. Ernest E. Newton II, who previously served about four-and-a-half years for bribery, has been arrested and charged with falsely obtaining thousands of dollars in public funds to finance his latest run for the Senate.