The latest Quinnipiac University poll on the Connecticut Governor’s race finds more voters say Republican challenger Tom Foley would do a better job on the economy than Democratic incumbent Dannel Malloy.
Foley has been attacking Malloy’s economic development policies. One attack focuses on the approval of state subsidies for Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund. The subsidies would have helped Bridgewater move its headquarters from Westport to Stamford.
A recent Foley web ad criticized Malloy for the move that eventually did not happen.
Tom Foley, the Republican running for governor in Connecticut, is criticizing incumbent governor Dannel Malloy for spending money on mass transit instead of roads and highways. Foley and Malloy spoke about their transportation agendas at a candidate forum in North Haven on Monday.
Lawmakers and people who suffered health problems after working at the collapsed World Trade Center after 9/11 are calling on Congress to renew the law that provides health care and compensation to those workers.
Tom Lano of West Babylon, Long Island worked for a hazardous materials removal company that was contracted to help the cleanup of buildings around the Ground Zero site. Years later, he started having health problems. “pleural plaque, chornic cough, asthma,” Lano said.