NEWSTIMES: Danbury GOP nominates city woman, Brazilian-American for House seat

By Mackenzie Rigg

DANBURY — Republican Emanuela Palmares, a Brazilian-American and editor of the city’s trilingual newspaper, was nominated on Monday to run for a seat in the state House of Representatives.

Palmares, 32, will face 12-term incumbent Democrat and Deputy House Speaker Bob Godfrey, who represents the 110th district. Godfrey was nominated last week....