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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

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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

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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

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Labor History Bill Passes Senate

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers are moving closer to requiring the Department of Education to come up with a curriculum that local school districts can use to teach about the history of the labor […]

04/23/2014

John McKinney

McKinney Backs Gun Law In GOP Debate

Senate Minority Leader John McKinney set himself apart Friday from most of his rivals for the Republican nomination for Connecticut governor by defending the wide-ranging gun control bill that was passed last year following the Newtown school massacre, a likely hot topic in this year’s gubernatorial election.

04/11/2014

John McKinney (Courtesy State Senate Republicans)

McKinney: Pryor Must Go

Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, a Republican candidate for governor, is calling on Connecticut’s education commissioner to resign, saying he has failed to implement Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s key education reform initiatives.

02/04/2014

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