GOVERNORS

Temperature Rising In Conn. Gubernatorial Debate

Oct 19, 2018

Republican Bob Stefanowski’s bold promise to eliminate Connecticut’s income tax over eight years came under withering attack Thursday by Democrat Ned Lamont and Oz Griebel, a petitioning candidate struggling to be taken seriously in the waning weeks of the race for governor.

MGM's Mike Mathis (second from left) gives a tour of the casino site to officials including Governor Charlie Baker and Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno.
Mark M. Murray / The Republican / masslive.com/photos

Executives at MGM Springfield have not made many political donations this election season, but they do have some favorite politicians.

Massachusetts Republican Governor Charlie Baker (left) and Democratic challenger Jay Gonzalez.
WBUR

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker presented himself Tuesday night as an able administrator, while Democratic challenger Jay Gonzalez pushed for big programs and big spending in their first of three debates before Election Day.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford hosted a gubernatorial forum Sunday that featured Republican Bob Stefanowski, Democrat Ned Lamont, and third party candidate Oz Griebel.

The Paramount Theater lobby hosted a press conference announcing state funding to help a planned rehabilitation.
Heather Brandon / NEPR

Massachusetts is chipping in $2.5 million to renovate the Paramount Theater and Massasoit building in Springfield.

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