DGA gives $1.25M to super PAC


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The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 4.
The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 4.

HARTFORD, Conn. – The Democratic Governors Association donated $1.25 million to Connecticut Forward, the Super PAC formed to help Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s re-election efforts.

The group recently released this ad, which uses footage from Republican Tom Foley’s press conference outside the Fusion Paperboard Co. in Sprague. The company was owned by a private equity firm.

A separate Super PAC calling itself Grow Connecticut and which was largely funded by the Republican Governors Association is running an ad criticizing Malloy for his tax increase and other policies.

Outside money, like that from the DGA and the RGA, is expected to play a large part in the governor’s race this year. … But interpreting election law and this new landscape created by the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United isn’t always easy.

See the complete story at CT News Junkie.



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