‘Losing This Race is Not an Option,’ Stefanowski Promises “Every Ounce” of Effort in Race for Governor

Most delegates threw their support to Bob Stefanowski, a business executive, as the Republican candidate for governor at the party’s convention at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Friday night. Stefanowski said he was tired of the government failing Connecticut – a state that no longer resembled the one he grew up in. “We’ve got a problem with crumbling infrastructure that most states would be embarrassed by,” he said. “Families are forced to leave Connecticut because they simply can’t afford to live here anymore.” The upcoming election will be ‘historic’ for the state, he said, because increasing numbers of young voters have

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Attendees at Connecticut’s Republican Convention Voice ‘Bread and Butter’ Complaints

On Friday night, two CT Examiner reporters walked the floor of the Republican Convention at Foxwoods Resort Casino, talking with attendees. A Bloomfield resident, Robert Ike, told us that Republicans have improved Connecticut, but the Democrats are “killing” the state. “The government wants to take money out of my pocket and give it to somebody else who wants to throw money at everything,” he said. “All [the Democrats] want to do is tax and spend.” Ike described himself as a “lifelong” Republican and said Connecticut must continue to fight for Republican beliefs and values. “Hopefully, more people will see that

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