Toni Harp

Gary Holder-Winfield

Newest State Senator Sworn In

The newest member of the Connecticut Senate has been sworn into office.

02/28/2014

State Senator Toni Harp. Photo from her General Assembly state web site.

Mayor Seeks State Soda Tax

New Haven Mayor Toni Harp wants the state to impose proposing a soda tax to battle obesity.
Harp says a 2 percent tax on high-calorie sugary drinks would reduce sales of the beverage and generate about $144 million in revenue.

02/09/2014

State Senator Toni Harp. Photo from her General Assembly state web site.

Harp Sworn In As New Haven’s Mayor

State Sen. Toni Harp acknowledged her place in New Haven history on Wednesday as she was sworn in as the city’s 50th mayor.

01/01/2014

State Senator Toni Harp. Photo from her General Assembly state web site.

Harp To Be Sworn In As New Haven’s 50th Mayor

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ State Sen. Toni Harp is being sworn in as the city of New Haven’s 50th mayor. The Democrat will also be the first new chief elected official of the Elm […]

01/01/2014

State Senator Beth Bye (Courtesy Senate Democrats)

Bye Tapped To Head Appropriations Committee

West Hartford’s Beth Bye has been chosen as the state senate chair of the powerful Appropriations Committee in the General Assembly. Democratic State Senate President Don Williams made the announcement Wednesday. Bye was chosen to […]

11/27/2013

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Election Night Surprises

Some new faces will be taking over the top local spots statewide.

11/05/2013

State Senator Toni Harp. Photo from her General Assembly state web site.

Label Flap In New Haven Mayoral Race

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ The director of the Greater New Haven Jewish Federation says she is upset its address list and labels were used in a mailing by mayoral candidate Toni Harp. Sydney Perry, […]

11/05/2013

State Senator Toni Harp. Photo from her General Assembly state web site.

Harp Wins New Haven Mayor Primary

Toni Harp wins the New Haven Democratic mayoral primary. Two of Harp’s opponents announced that they will not run in the general election.

09/11/2013

State Senator Toni Harp. Photo from her General Assembly state web site.

Petition Deadline Looms in New Haven Mayor Race

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ The deadline for New Haven mayoral candidates to petition their way onto the September primary ballot is here. The candidates, including the endorsed Democrat, state Sen. Toni Harp, faced a […]

08/07/2013

State Senator Toni Harp. Photo from her General Assembly state web site.

Odd Gaffe In New Haven Mayor’s Race

The city’s Democratic Town Committee failed to submit the results of its recent convention to the city clerk’s office, forcing the convention-winning candidates to unexpectedly collect signatures to get their names on a primary ballot.

07/25/2013

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