2014 Connecticut gubernatorial election

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Foley, Malloy find common ground in GAAP

Who says Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and GOP gubernatorial challenger Tom Foley can’t find common ground? The fierce political rivals apparently agree on one topic, though it might not be the most pressing in the minds of voters: the ongoing conversion of state finances to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
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“Connecticut’s Budget Crisis: And Why You Should Care” now available on iTunes

The award-winning series “Connecticut’s Budget Crisis: And Why You Should Care,” by Connecticut Mirror Budget Reporter Keith M. Phaneuf, is now available here through Apple’s iTunes store. The driving force behind this series is as important now, as the 2014 gubernatorial campaign heats up, as it was in May 2013 when The Mirror first published it. Continue Reading →

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Foley has lots of confidence, few details, on plans to fix CT budget

To say Tom Foley is keeping his cards close when it comes to his plans to fix state finances might be an understatement. The Greenwich businessman and Republican gubernatorial contender’s positions on key income and business taxes and public-sector wages are guarded at best. Continue Reading →

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Visconti convinced he can find the waste in Connecticut’s budget

Joe Visconti

Gubernatorial hopeful Joe Visconti concedes he doesn’t have a complete blueprint to close the state budget deficit. But the West Hartford Republican, who brings his budget books with him on the campaign trail, insists he will have one before his rivals do.
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