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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - John Mckinney
Connecticut Republicans on Saturday turned again to their 2010 gubernatorial nominee, endorsing Greenwich businessman Tom Foley as the GOP's candidate to challenge Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in November.
Lucie McKinney, the widow of former U.S. Rep. Stewart McKinney and mother of State Sen. John McKinney, has died. She was 80.
The projected surplus for this year's state budget has plunged, new figures show, prompting Republican lawmakers to accuse the Democratic governor of misjudging how much revenue Connecticut could have realistically expected to collect from investment income.
Senate Minority Leader John McKinney says new state revenue estimates show Connecticut lawmakers should nix Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's $155 million proposal to provide $55 tax refunds.
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.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Senate Minority Leader John McKinney says new state revenue estimates show Connecticut lawmakers should nix Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's $155 million proposal to provide $55 tax refunds.
McKinney said the report makes the Democratic governor's $55-per-person refund, which he called a gimmick, "not only insulting, but also irresponsible."