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  • READER SUBMITTED: Colchester RTC Hosting Gubernatorial Debate

    The Colchester Republican Town Committee will host a debate with five of the Republican candidates who are vying for the 2014 gubernatorial nomination. The candidates are Mark Boughton, Martha Dean, Tom Foley, John McKinney and Joe Visconti. The debate...
  • 'I'm In': Malloy Announcement No Surprise

    With an "I'm in" message emailed to supporters Friday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced his candidacy for a second term after a meeting of the State Bond Commission. Everyone, of course, has assumed Mr. Malloy would seek re-election with Lt. Gov. Nancy...
  • Malloy Announces Re-Election Bid

    Malloy Announces Re-Election Bid
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday confirmed what most observers had long expected: He's running for a second term. For months, the Democrat brushed off questions about his re-election plans, telling reporters that he would announce his...
  • House Delegation's Spending Is Food for Thought

    The big thing you take away from a recent Connecticut Mirror story on the off-election-year spending practices of Connecticut House members is that you want to do lunch with these folks, particularly John Larson. According to the Mirror's analysis of the...
  • Jim Shea: Poll Finds Gov. Morphay Tied with Theo Farster

    Who do you want to be the Republican candidate for governor? Jan Mitcheem? Taylor Butter? Mia Brazent? How about the frontrunner, Theo Farster? Don't recognize any of the candidates, well don't fret. These would only be the names of the nominees if...
  • Foley, Malloy — Just A Coin Toss Apart

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Tom Foley are not Bird and Magic, and they're not Ali and Frazier. They're McEnroe and Connors — two edgy hotheads incapable of processing their similarities. I sat down with Foley for an hour two weeks ago (his idea). I...
  • Foley Slips Democrats' Minimum Wage Trap

    Here's a sentence I have not written before: Tom Foley did something smart last week. The front-running hopeful for the Republican nomination for governor did not step into the hoary minimum wage hike snare Democrats set out for him. Democrats on the...
  • Years Later, Foley And Malloy Still Dead Even

    Years Later, Foley And Malloy Still Dead Even
    Nothing changes. The 2010 gubernatorial race was a down-to-the-wire heart-stopper. Polls since then haven't put meaningful distance between Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Tom Foley, the GOP flag-bearer who almost beat Mr. Malloy four years ago and who...
  • Not Just Dems Taking State Contractor Money

    Lest you think that only Democrats take suspect campaign contributions from "principals" of companies that do business with the state, read Jon Lender's "Government Watch" column in last Sunday's Courant. Republican candidates for governor John McKinney...
  • Republicans Agree – And Clash On Gun Control

    BROOKFIELD — During a two-hour debate Sunday evening, Republican gubernatorial candidates jockeyed for the chance to face expected Democrat nominee Dannel P. Malloy in November's election, differing sharply on gun control. The candidates agreed...
  • State Pension Funds Grew By $2.9B In 2013, Even After Payouts

    The political debate over Connecticut's long-term health and pension liabilities just got more complicated, as the state's pension and trust funds grew by $3 billion in 2013 to $28.2 billion, even after paying out $636 million in benefits and expenses....
  • Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday

    Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday
    HARTFORD — The battle over tax cuts and rebates will take center stage Wednesday when the 2014 General Assembly session opens in a year when the governor and the entire legislature are up for reelection. Like Republican John G. Rowland in 1998,...