Toni Boucher http://wshu.org en Malloy opens legislative session with proposals fit for a reelection campaign http://wshu.org/post/malloy-opens-legislative-session-proposals-fit-reelection-campaign <p></p><p>Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy presented a revised $19 billion budget proposal to state lawmakers today on the first day of their new legislative session. The proposal includes a $55 gas and sales tax refund to taxpayers, and tax breaks for retired teachers, as well as the expansion of rental subsidies for seniors, housing for homeless veterans and an expansion of early childhood education. WSHU’s Ebong Udoma was in Harford for the Governor's speech, and spoke live from there with Mark Herz.</p><p></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 23:24:22 +0000 Ebong Udoma 12454 at http://wshu.org Malloy opens legislative session with proposals fit for a reelection campaign Danbury Mayor Boughton announces run for Governor http://wshu.org/post/danbury-mayor-boughton-announces-run-governor <p></p><p>Danbury Mayor <a href="http://www.mayormark.com/">Mark Boughton</a> announced on Wednesday that he will once again run for Governor of Connecticut as a Republican candidate.</p><p>In announcing his candidacy, the former state representative and seven-term mayor challenged Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s economic record.</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 22:58:24 +0000 Craig LeMoult 11029 at http://wshu.org Danbury Mayor Boughton announces run for Governor