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Premium Content Foley-Somers clarification: Some state help for business is OK

 August 24, 2014; Updated: 1:18 pm

In last Sunday's column, I suggested Heather Somers, Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, could best address speculation about how her business benefited from state aid - and whether such state help is even consistent with the GOP...

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Premium Content To help ticket, Somers needs to be candid, quickly

 August 17, 2014; Updated: 7:38 pm

In 2000, her medical technology company obtained a $1 million boost from the state Community Development Authority. She and her partners sold Hydrofera in 2012, but the company returned only $475,000 to the state.

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Premium Content Foley's Fusion fiasco may leave a mark

 August 3, 2014; Updated: 10:44 pm

Tom Foley's intent in conducting a press conference last Tuesday in front of a Sprague paperboard manufacturing company that will soon close, costing 145 people their jobs, was not to come across as arrogant, ill informed, uncaring and...

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Premium Content Foley bobs, weaves and ducks the issues

 July 27, 2014; Updated: 4:59 pm

Tom Foley, the Republican front runner in the race for governor, likes to distinguish himself from his opponents as the only outsider, the only candidate not tainted by having been elected by the people. It's sometimes effective because it allows...

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Premium Content Connecticut needs to repair weakened FOI law

 July 20, 2014; Updated: 2:06 am

The Connecticut General Assembly needs to get to work in 2015 to repair a state Freedom of Information Act that shows too much deference to government institutions at the expense of citizens.Last week the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled...

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Premium Content McKinney vows to run on the issues

 July 6, 2014; Updated: 11:10 am

Republican state Sen. John McKinney, who has proved you can hold one of the top positions in the state legislature, win eight straight legislative elections, and still have little name recognition among the masses, appears unwilling to do what it...

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Premium Content Stadium deal a swing and a miss in Hartford?

 June 29, 2014; Updated: 12:52 am

The "done deal" Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra announced earlier this month to move the minor league Rock Cats from neighboring New Britain to a $60 million stadium in his poor city is becoming somewhat undone. For starters, the new...

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Premium Content Foley-Somers clarification: Some state help for business is OK

In last Sunday's column, I suggested Heather Somers, Republican...

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Premium Content To help ticket, Somers needs to be candid, quickly

In 2000, her medical technology company obtained a $1 million boost from...

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