December 22, 2010

DeFronzo takes job with Malloy administration

State Sen. Donald DeFronzo, a New Britain Democrat and a leading foe of the proposed busway between New Britain and Hartford, is taking a job as head of administrative services with the administration of Gov.-elect Dan Malloy.
What it means for the busway, who knows?
New Britain's mayor, Tim Stewart, is probably going to run for DeFronzo's seat in a special election. Stewart is the leading proponent of the busway.
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9 comments:

Concerned Conservative said...

Hopefully this will not hinder efforts to "de-rail" the Busway debacle.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, so we can spend even more money we don't have on trains! Amen!

Concerned Conservative said...

December 22, 2010 3:14 PM:

I agree with your sentiments. I'm not for either. Albeit a train-line may be practical in 30 years.

Concerned Conservative said...

3:14:
I agree with your sentiments. Neither idea makes much sense to me. Perhaps in thirty years a rail line will be practical. We are an individual transportation based region.

If Stewart runs for State Senate, I would support the Democrat or whomever runs against him. And I almost always support Republicans.

Anonymous said...

Tim O'Brien for Mayor of New Britain 2011 !!

Anonymous said...

Who cares who some idiot in Bristol supports. Stewart did not initiate the busway project the State of Ct did so why would you fault him for supporting a project that benefits his community? Isn't that what our elected officials are supposed to do, advocate for the communities that they serve?

Anonymous said...

11:31

Not in Bristol!

Concerned Conservative said...

December 23, 2010 11:31 AM:

Hopefully you're Stewart's campaign manager.

All:

On another issue I couldn't understand why Stewart would give a shot at keeping his six figure mayor job for a part time job in the Legislature. Then I remembered he's a former city dept. head, which explains his train-of-thought regarding policy or lack there-of. At least Rell isn;t Gov., she'd probably appoint him the next head of the DOT.

Anonymous said...

11:31 Why not ? You fault everyone who doesn't agree with you !Ops I keep forgetting you are a Republican that can do anything hypocrital !