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Tom Foley (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo) John McKinney (Courtesy Senate GOP Office)

State Republicans To Choose Gubenatorial Candidate

Connecticut Republicans will head to the polls to choose between their 2010 gubernatorial contender or a veteran state senator as the party’s candidate to challenge first-term Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in the November general election.

08/12/2014

John McKinney  2014 GOP Convention (Courtesy CT-N)

McKinney: Eliminate Income Tax On Under $75K

State Sen. John McKinney, one of two Republican candidates for Connecticut governor, on Thursday called for eliminating state income taxes on those who make less than $75,000, saying middle-income earners have been hurt the most by Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s policies.

08/01/2014

Tom Foley (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo) John McKinney (Courtesy Senate GOP Office)

Foley, McKinney Have Attempted To Remain Civil

Tom Foley, the endorsed Republican candidate for Connecticut governor, said Sunday he and his GOP rival, Sen. John McKinney, had agreed to run a civil campaign that he said has been followed mostly, but not always.

07/28/2014

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UTC Disputes GOP Claims Of Major Layoffs At Otis

The Republican governor candidates say more than 100 jobs at aUnited Technologies Corp. subsidiary are leaving Connecticut for Florida, but the company reports something different.

07/23/2014

Tom Foley (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo) John McKinney (Courtesy Senate GOP Office)

Connecticut GOP Governor Candidates to Face Off

The two Republican candidates for Connecticut governor are facing off in a primary debate.

07/14/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Meet Face To Face

┬áROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) _ The two Republican candidates for Connecticut governor faced off Thursday for the first time in a primary race forum, differing in approach to the 2011 wage and benefits deal reached […]

06/26/2014

Cash. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State Leaders’ Financial Disclosures

Here are the financial disclosures of some of the most powerful people in state government.

06/20/2014

Mark Boughton (Courtesy CT-N)

Boughton Drops Out Of Governor’s Race; Campaign Had Hit Financing Rocks

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton today announced he is suspending his campaign for the Republican nomination for governor.

06/18/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Day 2 Of State GOP Convention

Connecticut Republicans are gathering at the Mohegan Sun casino to back a candidate to challenge Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in November.

05/17/2014

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Legislative Republicans Revise Their Budget Alternative

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The minority Republicans in Connecticut’s General Assembly are offering up ideas for trimming the new state budget, now that the projected surplus has plunged by $461.5 million. GOP lawmakers on Thursday […]

05/01/2014

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