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John McKinney

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  • Connecticut's 'One-Party Rule' Is A Myth

    Connecticut's 'One-Party Rule' Is A Myth
    This past election, I was confused by Republican calls to end "one-party rule" in the state legislature. The premise was that Republicans have no voice in the public policies that shape the lives of millions of Connecticut citizens. There was no media...
  • 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...
  • McKinney Taking Up Noble Cause Of Campaign Finance Reform

    McKinney Taking Up Noble Cause Of Campaign Finance Reform
    More power to outgoing state Senate Republican Leader John McKinney, who wants to help lead a bipartisan effort to fix Connecticut's once-heralded 2005 campaign finance reform law. May he recruit an army of advocates. The "clean elections" bill passed...
  • 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...
  • Republicans Chide Treasurer Over Fairview Investment

    Republicans Chide Treasurer Over Fairview Investment
    Republican Timothy Herbst says that 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 the...
  • Judge Grants Democrats' Motion To Dismiss GOP Lawsuit Seeking To Block Use Of Federal Campaign Funds For Malloy

    Judge Grants Democrats' Motion To Dismiss GOP Lawsuit Seeking To Block Use Of Federal Campaign Funds For Malloy
    A Superior Court judge has granted Democrats' request to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Republicans that tried to keep the Connecticut Democratic Party from spending federal campaign funds to support re-election of incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. “...
  • Judge Dismisses GOP Suit Over Democrats' Use Of Federal Campaign Money To Help Malloy

    Judge Dismisses GOP Suit Over Democrats' Use Of Federal Campaign Money To Help Malloy
    A Superior Court judge has granted a request from Democrats to dismiss a lawsuit by Republicans that tried to keep the Connecticut Democratic Party from spending federal campaign money to support the re-election of incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy....
  • State GOP Seeks Injunction To Block Malloy Mailer

    State GOP Seeks Injunction To Block Malloy Mailer
    The state Republican Party filed for a temporary injunction Friday to block any planned campaign mailers supporting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy paid for with money raised for federal campaigns. Top Republicans gathered outside the courthouse in Hartford...
  • Fasano Elected Senate GOP Leader; Witkos As Deputy

    Fasano Elected Senate GOP Leader; Witkos As Deputy
    Three years ago, the state Senate Republicans had three rising stars who all graduated from Yale. Senators John McKinney, Andrew Roraback, and Leonard Fasano were all moderate Republicans who served together for years and crafted legislation together....
  • Final Tally For Governor's Race: More Than $30 Million

    Final Tally For Governor's Race: More Than $30 Million
    The hotly contested governor's race that attracted national attention cost more than $30 million for television commercials, consultants and other campaign expenses. The biggest single contributor was the State of Connecticut, which paid out $13...