Malloy, Foley on Economy: Some Harmony Amidst Discord

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By: Keith M. Phaneuf

Despite their seeming ability to disagree about almost everything, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Tom Foley share plenty of common ground about Connecticut’s future economic development.

The Democratic governor and his Republican challenger emphasize cutting taxes, urban revitalization and investments in transportation. And both of them are light on details on some of their plans for the next term.

But it’s their respective track records that lead them to butt heads most frequently.

Foley insists Malloy’s first term record is marred by a host of poor decisions that wounded Connecticut’s economy: a hefty tax hike, short-changing transportation and overly generous aid to big corporations… FOR MORE CLICK HERE

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