Charter revision groups issue recommendations

New Haven’s once-a-decade charter revision commission entered the next stage of updating the city’s constitution on Tuesday.

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Elicker first candidate to claim public funds

Two months after he qualified for the Democracy Fund, Ward 10 Alderman Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 collected his first check.

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Democracy Fund’s future in doubt

The jury is still out about the long-term viability and ultimate success of programs like the Democracy Fund and the Clean Elections system from which it drew inspiration.

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Fund struggles to define role in city

This year, the Democracy Fund is considering issues Arizona has been tackling since its public finance program began 15 years ago.

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In pivotal year, Democracy Fund fights ‘pay to play’ politics

With the Elm City facing its most competitive mayoral election in years, the city’s public finance system will face its biggest test yet.

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Fernandez LAW ’94 to enter mayoral race

Fernandez, CEO of the consulting firm Fernandez Advisors, will soon be joining the race to replace current Mayor John DeStefano Jr.

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Fourth candidate joins mayoral race

Henry Fernandez LAW ’94, the current chief executive officer of consulting firm Fernandez Advisors – a group that provides support for nonprofits and progressive movements nationwide – told the News on Monday that he is running for mayor. Fernandez, a former economic development administrator for the city and the co-founder of LEAP, a youth agency […]

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City judge may run for mayor

New Haven Judge Jack Keyes, 63, told the News on Friday that a “life in politics” has pushed him to consider running for mayor.

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Judge Jack Keyes considering mayoral run

New Haven Judge Jack Keyes, 63, told the News Friday that a “life in politics” has pushed him to consider running for mayor, and that he will make his decision within the next two weeks. Though Keyes cannot discuss his candidacy publicly until he resigns as probate judge, the New Haven Independent reported that he […]

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Democracy Fund presents plan to aldermen

The Democracy Fund requested additional money from the city in a Monday night Board of Aldermen meeting.

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Elicker, Holder-Winfield engage students

At a public kick-off event, Elicker met with a group of about 15 undergraduates last Saturday on Yale’s campus to introduce himself.

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