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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

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Boughton Seeks Standard Training For Conn. Guards

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is urging Connecticut lawmakers to require standardized training for security personnel protecting public schools.

02/18/2014

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Danbury Mayor To Announce Plans For Governor Race

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is the latest Republican to announce whether he officially plans to run for governor in 2014. Boughton was scheduled to meet with the media Wednesday at the […]

01/08/2014

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Danbury Mayor To Announce Plans For Governor Race

DANBURY, Conn. (AP)   Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is announcing his plans regarding a possible run as the latest Republican candidate for governor. The GOP’s 2010 nominee for lieutenant governor was scheduled to meet with the […]

08/14/2013

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Danbury Mayor Fires Police Officer

The Danbury Police Officer who allegedly abused an undocumented immigrant during a March traffic stop has lost his job. Mayor Mark Boughton fired  Officer Chris Belair after reviewing a videotape of the incident. The News-Times […]

06/09/2013

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No Specific Newtown Shooting Funds In Malloy’s Budget

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s new budget does not set aside new funds specifically earmarked to boost school security measures or mental health programs in light of the deadly school shooting in Newtown.

02/06/2013