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Selectman Cindy Cartier Responds to State Senator Ed Meyer’s Wild Allegations

Selectman Cindy Cartier Responds to State Senator Ed Meyer’s Wild Allegations

Selectman Cindy Cartier, the Republican candidate for State Senate in the 12th District (including Branford, Guilford, Madison, Durham, Killingworth and North Branford) responded to State Senator Ed Meyer’s allegation made at his campaign announcement in Guilford that Linda McMahon, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, was planning on providing $100,000 to support five state senate campaigns insinuating that would include the 12th District and the campaign of his opponent Cindy Cartier, Guilford Selectman.

Ms. Cartier responded, “Ed Meyer knows better than to make such wild  allegations.  He would be insinuating that my campaign would accept money that would violate campaign finance laws and violate my personal responsibility as the candidate for State Senator to keep my campaign committee’s spending within the limits set by the state law.”

Cartier, who is a Selectman in Guilford compared Meyer’s allegations to the wild speculations made by U.S. Senator Harry Reid about Governor Mitt Romney’s payment of taxes over the last ten years.  “I think Ed has stooped to the level of Harry Reid and followed his disgraceful habit of making accusations even from the
floor of the Senate based on no facts or evidence.”

Cartier said, “Ed Meyer is trying to distract voters from the essential issues of the campaign, an out of control, wild spending Democratic led legislature which he is a part of and a weak Connecticut economy that leaves tens of thousands without decent paying jobs and many small business owners going broke.  His statement of support of Governor Malloy’s administration, billions in new tax revenues and
spending, shows how out of touch he is with the average Connecticut voter.”

Cartier indicated that she will continue to bring her positive ideas for making our economy stronger to voters. “If our legislature will vote to reduce taxes and spending and truly make our state a place that all businesses are welcome, then those seeking work will be able to find jobs and their families will be able to enjoy the basics of life without the constant worry of where the next rent check or mortgage or tuition payment will come from.”

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Jon Clark August 12, 2012 at 02:32 PM
Since the facts of his own record can't stand up to public scrutiny, he has to make up lies about Cindy's to distract. Its time that people like Ed Meyers realize, we the people are awake now, and watching...Politicians will be held accountable on election days for what they do, or don't do for the people (not the party) they represent.
Doan Steel August 12, 2012 at 06:54 PM
We all know that Linda McMahon is an unscrupulous person the way she treats her employees, so you have to suspect she will bend all the rules to get elected. We need honest people to return to government.
Hazen Kinch August 13, 2012 at 02:44 AM
How could anyone take a wrestling owner serious - wrestling is fake and so is she. Anyone spending her own money ($50 million or so) to get elected has a power problem. While Chris Shays deserves a chance he will be persona non grata with the Tea Party lunatics - Republicans, stay home and wait for someone that is honest.
Doan Steel August 13, 2012 at 02:55 AM
At least Joe Lieberman - the Judas of Connecticut - is gone. A man that served the state with honor for many years and the pulled a "John Edwards" or Joe Paterno and disgraced everything that was honest an turned into a whore.
Anita Bath August 13, 2012 at 02:58 AM
I believe linda would do that. She will spend anything and do anything to get this job!

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