…looks like he made it into an opinion piece on NPR.org.
In an article called “When Politicians Refuse To Leave The Stage,” Fred Carstensen was quoted on his take on the capital city’s mayor. The excerpt is below.
“There’s no question it’s damaging for the jurisdiction,” says Fred Carstensen, director of the Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis.
Referring to the mayor of Hartford, who twice last year surrendered himself to state police on corruption charges, Carstensen says, “How effective can an Eddie Perez be when there’s an indictment over his head? You can’t walk into the room without that baggage.”