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John McKinney

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • NYC Prison Scandal Continues; Times Editorial Cites 'Outrageous Behavior' By Dora Schriro, Now CT Public Safety Commissioner

    NYC Prison Scandal Continues; Times Editorial Cites 'Outrageous Behavior' By Dora Schriro, Now CT Public Safety Commissioner
    Connecticut's public safety commissioner, Dora Schriro, was criticized in a New York Times editorial Tuesday for "outrageous behavior" in the performance of her pre-2014 job as New York City correction commissioner. The newspaper based the editorial on...
  • Foley Follows Career Twists And Turns Toward Governor's Office

    Foley Follows Career Twists And Turns Toward Governor's Office
    Tom Foley never thought he would simultaneously have one son in Harvard and two toddlers in diapers.His life has taken multiple twists and turns that he would not have predicted, including becoming a father again later in life. Those twists also...
  • 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 Claims Malloy 'Raided' Transportation Fund Don't Add Up

    GOP Claims Malloy 'Raided' Transportation Fund Don't Add Up
    HARTFORD — For weeks, Republican gubernatorial hopeful John McKinney has scolded Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for having "raided nearly $190 million" from a major transportation fund to shore up holes in the state budget. In public campaign events,...
  • McKinney Outlines Plan To Repeal Income Tax

    McKinney Outlines Plan To Repeal Income Tax
    Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney on Thursday outlined a two-year budget plan that, following a year of spending cuts, would eliminate the income tax for residents earning less than $75,000 a year. McKinney, the state senate minority...