Dean Pagani Joins McDowell Jewett Communications

Dean Pagani Joins McDowell Jewett Communications

Dean Pagani has been named senior vice president of the Hartford-based communications firm McDowell Jewett Communications. Pagani has been involved in Connecticut public affairs as a journalist, public relations consultant, and political advisor to top elected officials for over 30 years. During the last year, he has worked with MJC as a Washington, D.C. based… Continue Reading

Welcome!

Welcome!

In an effort to better serve our readers who live and work within in the realm of politics and public policy, CTNewsJunkie is now offering this new directory for all businesses tied to politics. We also included a new job board to help companies find the best candidates, and an events calendar that stands on its own and also can integrate with your… Continue Reading

Yankee Institute Moves Back to Hartford

Yankee Institute Moves Back to Hartford

After three years “across the river” in East Hartford, The Yankee Institute has made its way back to our capitol city. We celebrated our new office at 216 Main Street Wednesday morning with an open house drawing 40 attendees including friends, neighbors, legislators and members of the media. If we’re going to spread our message… Continue Reading

It’s Best To Avoid the Public Cheap Shots – They Almost Always Come Back to Bite You

It’s Best To Avoid the Public Cheap Shots – They Almost Always Come Back to Bite You

Don’t take cheap shots at others in public. It is a very, very bad idea. That’s something a (now former) Congressional aide has learned the hard way. Political discourse and criticism are expansive and necessary pursuits. Presidents, Governors, Senators and others in seats of tremendous power are to be held accountable at all times. For… Continue Reading