Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley may disagree about the direction of Connecticut’s economy, but they showed some signs of similarity Tuesday, agreeing the state does not need more casinos, legalized marijuana or higher taxes.
The Connecticut Democratic Party claims Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley’s campaign violated state elections law by lifting policy recommendations from a think tank Foley originally founded.
Facing a tough re-election battle, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy appears to be making some strides toward mending fences with Connecticut teachers who’ve been angered by remarks he made about tenure and the roll-out of his public education initiative.
Add another nearly $2 million in PAC money to the tally in Connecticut’s race for governor.
Former state Rep. Jonathan Pelto says he likely has failed to collect enough signatures to get onto the ballot as a petitioning candidate for governor.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy received praise and likely financial help on Wednesday from Vice President Joe Biden, who lauded his fellow Democrat as “an incredibly innovative governor” who deserves a second term.
Tom Foley, the Republican nominee for governor, says that regardless of the issues such as taxes and Connecticut’s economy he’s more likable than his opponent, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Connecticut Republicans have given Greenwich businessman Tom Foley a second opportunity to run against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
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Both Joe Visconti and Jonathan Pelto are voicing optimism they’ve submitted enough valid signatures to successfully petition their way onto the November ballot for governor.