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John McKinney

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  • Lawmakers Say They'll Revisit Taxes: GE Tells Employees It's Looking Elsewhere

    Lawmakers Say They'll Revisit Taxes: GE Tells Employees It's Looking Elsewhere
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Democratic and Republican legislative leaders said Thursday they are open to tweaking the tax side of a budget that has alarmed several large Connecticut employers. At the same time, General Electric told...
  • Mark Boughton To Receive Prescott Bush Award

    Mark Boughton To Receive Prescott Bush Award
    The Connecticut Republican party will present its top honor to Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton. Boughton will be presented with the Prescott Bush award at the Connecticut GOP's annual fundraising dinner in Stamford next month. Known for his snappy twitter...
  • Poignant Testimony As Aid-In-Dying Bill Is Debated

    Poignant Testimony As Aid-In-Dying Bill Is Debated
    HARTFORD — Kelly Luxenberg and John McKinney each lived through the wrenching process of watching a parent endure a prolonged, debilitating and ultimately fatal illness. Yet their harrowing experiences left them on opposite sides of an emotional...
  • A Few Days Before GOP Primary, Both Candidates Confident

     A Few Days Before GOP Primary, Both Candidates Confident
    WATERTOWN — The front-runner in this week's Republican gubernatorial primary, Tom Foley, insisted he's "seen no shift in sentiment" among GOP voters as he worked the crowd at a street fair here Saturday. But challenger John McKinney was adamant...
  • Primary Voter Turnout Marks GOP's Lowest Participation Rate Since 1986

    Voter turnout figures released this week reveal that participation in this month's statewide Republican primaries was the party's lowest in nearly three decades. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said that 21 percent of registered Republicans voted...
  • GOP Lawmakers Blast Dems' Plan To Use Federal Money For Malloy

    GOP Lawmakers Blast Dems' Plan To Use Federal Money For Malloy
    Republican state legislators Tuesday blasted a state Democratic Party plan to pay for part of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election effort with money raised for federal congressional campaigns, saying it would destroy the "last remnants of 'clean campaign...
  • Malloy Sees Win As Affirmation Of Strategy, Message

    Malloy Sees Win As Affirmation Of Strategy, Message
    The drawn-out and disagreeable governor’s race came to an official end just after 12:30 Wednesday afternoon with a brief phone call from Republican Tom Foley to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Foley’s concession call closed what he says is...
  • Thanks Republicans For Picking Foley

    As a Democrat, I want to personally thank every Connecticut Republican who voted for Tom Foley in the GOP primary. The party could have nominated state Sen. John McKinney, a seasoned politician and formidable debater with a long track record of...
  • Critics Getting It Wrong On Early Release Program

    Critics Getting It Wrong On Early Release Program
    Republicans critics seem way off-target in calling for the end of an early release program started by the Malloy administration. They say the program puts "public safety in jeopardy." It's hard to see how. Crime is down. Major crime has dropped 8.6...
  • Time To Improve State's Low Voter Turnout

    Time To Improve State's Low Voter Turnout
    Elections have consequences. The recent national spotlight on Ferguson, Mo, revealed a community in which only 13 percent of the electorate voted resulting in a mostly white city council, school board and police department in a town where two-thirds...
  • Nappier, Herbst Clash Over Investment

    Nappier, Herbst Clash Over Investment
    Republican Timothy Herbst says state treasurer Denise Nappier did not tell the truth when she said that she never overruled an advisory council on an investment decision. The official minutes of the state’s Investment Advisory Council show that...