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John McKinney

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  • Republican Candidates Race Toward $250,000 Threshold

    HARTFORD — With one month to go before the state Republican convention, Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield has raised the highest amount of any candidate for governor in the all-important money race. McKinney had raised more than...
  • Republicans Rap Malloy In Cordial TV Debate

    Republicans Rap Malloy In Cordial TV Debate
    HARTFORD — Five Republicans running for governor engaged in a largely cordial discussion at the Mark Twain House Friday afternoon on topics ranging from gun control and political corruption to their favorite TV shows and the economy. The target of...
  • Senate OKs Ban On Genetically Modified Lawn Seed

    Legislation to ban the sale or use of genetically modified lawn seed in Connecticut won state Senate approval Wednesday even though GMO grass isn't expected to be available here for at least one to two years. The bill had the strong support of the...
  • Advocates Promise Support For Lawmakers Who Passed Gun Control

    Gun control advocates assembled at the state capitol Thursday to declare support for lawmakers who voted in favor of the far-reaching gun legislation enacted in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre and to announce the formation of a super...
  • Committee Approves Malloy's Tax Package, Rebate

    The legislature's tax-writing finance committee voted Tuesday in favor of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's tax package for the next fiscal year, including refunds to individual taxpayers. The most prominent piece of the package involves $55 refunds for...
  • Malloy Announces Re-Election Bid

    Malloy Announces Re-Election Bid
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday confirmed what most observers had long expected: He's running for a second term. For months, the Democrat brushed off questions about his re-election plans, telling reporters that he would announce his...
  • Minimum Wage Boost Wins Senate And House Approval

    Minimum Wage Boost Wins Senate And House Approval
    HARTFORD — The state's minimum wage will increase to $10.10 per hour by 2017 under a controversial bill approved Wednesday by both the state Senate and the House of Representatives on largely party line votes. The Senate passed the measure by 21...
  • Legislative Office Puts Projected Deficit At $69.4 Million

    HARTFORD — The state faces a projected deficit of $69.4 million for the fiscal year that starts on July 1, the legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office has determined. The report from the Office of Fiscal Analysis had top Republican leaders charging...
  • Feds Return To State Capitol In Gallo Probe

    HARTFORD — Federal investigators returned to the state Capitol complex Wednesday and spoke to the Senate Republican chief of staff in the grand jury investigation involving former House Republican chief of staff George D. Gallo. "Two federal...
  • Republicans Must Rebuke Martha Dean

    Republicans Must Rebuke Martha Dean
    There is madness abroad in the land. Martha Dean is running for the Republican nomination for governor. Dean is the doyenne of guns who, in January 2013, signaled her agreement with an insane theory that the Sandy Hook slaughter of 20 children and six...
  • Avon Attorney Martha Dean Kicks Off Her Campaign For Governor

    Avon Attorney Martha Dean Kicks Off Her Campaign For Governor
    HARTFORD — In her first official speech as a Republican candidate for governor, Avon attorney Martha Dean laid out her vision for Connecticut, pledging to repeal the income tax, scrap "unconstitutional" gun laws, fix roads and bridges, end public...