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Chris Mattei Reaches Qualifying Threshold for AG Campaign

Former federal prosecutor Chris Mattei announced today that he has already met the threshold to qualify for public financing in the Attorney General's race and has raised in excess of $75,000 for the campaign. “I am so very grateful for the support our campaign has...

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Mattei Calls on Congress to Protect Medical Marijuana in CT

Chris Mattei denounced Attorney General Sessions' decision to rescind the Cole Memorandum and called on Congress to take action immediately to protect patients in states like Connecticut that have implemented medicinal marijuana programs. "As an Assistant United...

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Three Labor Unions Endorse Chris Mattei for Attorney General

Support continues to build for Chris Mattei for Attorney General as three labor unions today endorsed his candidacy. The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 11, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 90 and National Union...

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Eleven DTC Chairs Endorse Chris Mattei for Attorney General

Former federal prosecutor Chris Mattei announced today that he has received the endorsements of eleven Democratic Town Committee Chairs in his campaign for Attorney General of the State of Connecticut. "I am truly honored to have the support of these Democratic...

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Chris Mattei Announces Candidacy for Attorney General

Chris Mattei today announced that he will run for Attorney General of Connecticut. Mattei is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney and Chief of the Financial Fraud and Public Corruption Unit for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Connecticut. "I spent the better part of the...

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Chris Mattei on Boosting Connecticut’s Economy

Growing up in Connecticut, I knew I was fortunate to live in a prosperous state with a strong economy and good job opportunities. Our economic fortunes were driven mainly by large corporations that we thought would be here forever thanks to our safe towns, good...

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Chris Mattei’s Statement on Alexion Move

Hartford, CT – Former federal prosecutor Chris Mattei issued the following statement on news that Alexion will move its headquarters to Boston: "This is not difficult – businesses that accept state funds should be required to refund those investments if they leave our...

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WATCH: Chris Mattei Stands with DREAMers

Donald Trump did even more damage to our national character by turning his back on hundreds of thousands of hard-working young immigrants - including up to 10,000 here in Connecticut. I will continue to stand with the DREAMers and I know millions in our state and our...

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Chris Mattei Statement on Attack in Charlottesville, Virginia

Hartford, CT – Former federal prosecutor Chris Mattei issued the following statement on the events in Charlottesville today: "Today, in Charlottesville, we're seeing the culmination of 18 months in which Donald Trump stoked racial resentment, disparaged minority and...

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Connecticut’s Answer to the Health Care Crisis

Thanks to the unceasing efforts of activists nationwide and the principled opposition of Democrats, Donald Trump and his allies failed to strip health care from millions of Americans — for now. But, the future of health care in our State remains very much at risk. The...

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Chris Mattei’s Reaction to James Comey’s Testimony

After hearing James Comey's testimony, I want to take a minute to talk to you about the importance of President Trump’s actions and how they relate to our efforts to resist here in Connecticut. Connecticut is the Constitution State. As this investigation continues to...

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Mattei Calls on CT to Join Climate Alliance, Uphold Paris

Hartford, CT – Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Chris Mattei today urged Connecticut to join the Governors of New York, California and Washington in the newly formed Climate Alliance. That group was announced in the wake of President Trump's decision to withdraw from...

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New Haven Independent Op Ed: History Will Judge Yale Harshly

By Chris Mattei © New Haven Independent While news headlines focus on the pitched struggle to resolve our fiscal crisis in Hartford, there is another important clash over the character of Connecticut taking place along the shoreline, at Yale University in New Haven....

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