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M. Jodi Rell

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  • How Will Foley, Malloy Address Looming Deficits?

    Our politics are mired in gridlock, in large part due to party loyalty. No matter what, we vote for our party. In recent years in Connecticut, neither party has distinguished itself. On taxes, Gov. Lowell Weicker Jr. put in the state income tax; Gov....
  • Foley, Malloy Vie For Municipal Leaders' Support

    Foley, Malloy Vie For Municipal Leaders' Support
    Connecticut’s gubernatorial contenders battled Tuesday for the support of local mayors and first selectmen, pledging to preserve municipal aid and to ease pressure on property taxpayers. But both Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Tom Foley were light on...
  • CT Vaults To No. 1 Ranking — For Mudslinging

    CT Vaults To No. 1 Ranking — For Mudslinging
    The race for governor has brought Connecticut a notable distinction. Wesleyan University's Media Project reported last week that the state's contest for governor features a higher percentage of negative ads than any other contest for governor in the...
  • GOP Seeks Injunction Blocking Pro-Malloy Mailer

    GOP Seeks Injunction Blocking Pro-Malloy Mailer
    The state Republican Party sought a court injunction Friday to block any campaign mailers to help Gov. Dannel P. Malloy with money raised for federal campaigns. Top Republicans gathered outside the courthouse on Washington Street in Hartford to denounce...
  • Why Use Public Money To Finance Campaigns That Aren't 'Clean' Of Special Interest Money?

    Why Use Public Money To Finance Campaigns That Aren't 'Clean' Of Special Interest Money?
    In December 2005, the Democratic leaders of the state legislature exulted across party lines with then-Gov. M. Jodi Rell, a Republican, about how they had just made history – by approving a clean-elections law that included a system of public...
  • Follow The Election Money? If Only We Could

    Follow The Election Money? If Only We Could
    One of the must-reads of this week was an interview, on the often interesting Waterbury Observer blog, with a juror in the trial of John G. Rowland. The juror, Bob McCormack, was a high school classmate of Rowland. He went into the trial thinking the...
  • Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley: From White House To CT Campaign

    Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley: From White House To CT Campaign
    When she was 14, her father became chairman of the Republican National Committee. When she was 15, her family moved across the country to live in Washington, where she met President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan. When she got married in...
  • Foley And Malloy Clash In Acerbic Debate

    Foley And Malloy Clash In Acerbic Debate
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley squared off Thursday in their fourth televised debate, clashing over state employee pensions, taxes, spending and gun control. In a ballroom at the Connecticut...
  • In Economic Charges Against Malloy, Foley Bends The Data

    In Economic Charges Against Malloy, Foley Bends The Data
    It's a given in political campaigns that the challenger says the economy stinks and the incumbent makes the argument that life is good, or at least improving nicely. So it is with Tom Foley and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, and we know the right answer is...
  • Malloy, Foley Square Off in Fourth Debate

    Malloy, Foley Square Off in Fourth Debate
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley squared off Thursday in their fourth televised debate, clashing over state employee pensions, taxes, spending, and gun control. In a ballroom at the Connecticut Broadcasters Association...
  • Hats Off To Gov. Rell

    I was disappointed when Gov. M. Jodi Rell failed to veto one of the last budget bills that reached her desk in 2009. That bill was enacted without her signature. I saw her in a store shortly after that and considered sharing my disappointment. I did not...