• Amanda
    Amanda  commented: Nothing but another low life scum bag taking kickbacks. This man has ruined the PD in East Haven to the point that no one trusts them any longer. Im sure he will be re-elected,…
    Maturo to run again in East Haven
    East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo says he will seek a seventh term in office.
    Apr 9, 2013 4:22 PM
  • Amanda
    Amanda  commented: More reason to heat with gas. We are switching from oil to gas as are 3 other homes on our street. Plus natural gas is roughly 60% the price of oil for the same BTU's
    Push for home heating oil tax
    At the State Capitol some are pushing for a new tax that they say will help you save money in the long run. It's aimed at the hundreds of thousands of Connecticut homeowners…
    Mar 21, 2013 8:07 AM
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    Amanda  commented: I usually buy a large quantity of items from Amazon each year, I will not be buying from them once they state charging sales tax in CT as well as having to…
    Amazon to collect Conn. sales tax, ending dispute
    The days of tax-free shopping on will come to an end in Connecticut on November 1. It's part of a big deal the state announced today with the online retailer…
    Feb 4, 2013 5:16 PM
  • Amanda
    Amanda  commented: What a low life scum bag
    Ex-Sen. Newton threatens lawsuit after arrest
    Former state Sen. and convicted felon Ernest Newton II is threatening to file a federal civil rights lawsuit over his latest arrest.
    Feb 4, 2013 6:19 AM
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    Amanda  commented: By FAR the worst offenders I've seen are state police, they are always talking on their cell phones and they are driving about 80 MPH on rt 95 and rt 15.…
    Hearing set on hiking Conn. cell phone ban fines
    State lawmakers are holding a public hearing on increasing the fines for violating Connecticut's ban on using hand-held cell phones while driving.
    Feb 4, 2013 6:11 AM
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    Amanda  commented: The state I moved from had much tougher gun laws. You had to get a background check for ALL firearms, even rifles. About 30% of the people applying failed…
    Conn. gun industry seeks gun access restrictions
    Connecticut's gun industry is speaking up, six weeks after a gunman opened fire at a Newtown elementary school, killing 20 children and six educators.
    Jan 29, 2013 6:34 AM
  • Amanda
    Amanda  liked the news story "Blumenthal: Newtown reference may spur gun changes"
    Blumenthal: Newtown reference may spur gun changes
    Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says President Barack Obama's reference in his inauguration speech to the murders of 20 children and six educators in Newtown…
    Jan 23, 2013 7:07 AM
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    Amanda  commented: Good thing they didn't re-elect him,,he should have a cell along with Ayala when she goes to jail
    Ex-Conn. lawmaker Newton pleads not guilty in campaign fraud case
    Nearly three years after finishing a prison sentence for corruption former Bridgeport State Senator Ernie Newton is back in the legal spotlight. Now he's charged with…
    Jan 17, 2013 8:28 AM
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    Amanda  commented: He already looks mummified
    Blumenthal travels to Egypt, meets with Morsi
    Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is in Egypt with a bipartisan delegation led by Arizona Sen. John McCain.
    Jan 17, 2013 8:27 AM
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    Amanda  commented: If he is the best qualified candidate, he should have no problem being approved. I see no reason for channel 8 to point out the fact that he's gay. Would they…
    Conn. Supreme Court nominee up for hearing, vote
    The state legislature's Judiciary Committee will be questioning former Stamford state Sen. Andrew McDonald about his nomination to the state Supreme Court.
    Jan 14, 2013 2:57 PM
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Amanda Porter

Political Party: Republican Party
Region: Connecticut

Connecticut (change)

Connecticut has 169 cities and towns, which serve as the fundamental local political subdivision of the state. Connecticut is the 5th of the original thirteen United States.
Offices & Officials

Governor: Dan Malloy
Lieutenant Governor: Nancy Wyman
Attorney General: George Jepsen
State Treasurer: Denise L. Nappier