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Topic - John Mckinney
Senate Minority Leader John McKinney set himself apart Friday from most of his rivals for the Republican nomination for Connecticut governor by defending the wide-ranging gun control bill that was passed last year following the Newtown school massacre, a likely hot topic in this year's gubernatorial election.
The Connecticut General Assembly's budget-writing committee on Thursday approved a revised state spending plan of $19.04 billion - $12.3 million more than what Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has recommended for next fiscal year.
A contractor that provides security at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant is being sued by an employee who alleges co-workers racially harassed him.
The minority leader of the Connecticut Senate is renewing his call for a state inspector general.
Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, a Republican candidate for governor, on Tuesday called on Connecticut's education commissioner to resign, saying he has failed to implement Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's key education initiatives.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday called for increasing the state's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017, which would make Connecticut's the highest in the nation.
Republican Tom Foley, who narrowly lost to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy four years ago, announced Wednesday he is making another run for governor and promised to cut the sales tax and help cities address crime, poverty and other issues.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Senate Minority Leader John McKinney said Friday his campaign for governor raised $101,000 during the latest fundraising period as a growing field competes to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to qualify for public campaign financing.
"The budget adjustments that Governor Malloy and the Democrats have offered give us more spending, more gimmicks and bigger deficits. In short, they are fiscally irresponsible and unsustainable," said Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield, a Republican gubernatorial candidate.
By making the gun control bill bipartisan, McKinney said Republican lawmakers took a leadership role by not sitting on the sidelines and helped to craft a product that was "better for the state of Connecticut."