Opinion: Art Linares Challenger Distorts His Record

 
 
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Robert A. Landino
Westbrook

 

As a lifelong Democrat, a former legislator and a former Selectman representing shoreline Towns, and a partner with State Senator Art Linares, Jr. at Greenskies Renewable Energy, I was shocked and quite frankly embarrassed for my party to receive the recent mailer from Emily Bjornberg on Senator Linares’ track record on the environment and the economy.  Her false and hypocritical statements regarding our business seems to be representative of her “win at all costs” mantra, and her criticism of one of Connecticut’s most dynamic and environmentally responsible startup companies clearly displays her basic lack of understanding about both the environment and the economy.

A puzzling …

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New Hampshire Latina Among Candidates Who May Increase Number Of Latinos In Congress; That’s Right – A New Hampshire Latina Candidate

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Marilinda Garcia, a GOP candidate for Congress in New Hampshire

Latinos have the potential to break political records in this mid-term election, said the head of a national non-profit group that works toward greater Latino involvement in politics.

If the House of Representatives gains four more Latino members, Congress would have its highest number of Latinos in history, said Arturo Vargas, executive director of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund.

As for the ballot box, NALEO estimates that nearly 8 million Latinos will vote this year, an increase of 1.2 million from 2010.

“Latinos will play a key role in shaping the nation’s political …

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