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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Not Quite a Candidate, Malloy’s Back on the Road

By Mark Pazniokas

Norwalk – A few came to score points, eager to scuff up Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on the opening night of a listening tour, aware that the first-term Democrat would try to road-test themes for a re-election campaign that will not formally begin until May. Image
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy listens to a question tonight in Norwalk. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) photo

Bob MacGuffie of the Tea Party challenged Malloy to a debate, any place, any time. A man wearing an NRA cap complained about gun control. One woman read a lengthy screed accusing the governor of conspiring with Turkish Islamists to open a charter school.

But mostly the governor was confronted tonight with questions, pleas and complaints about the workings of government at the granular level: funding for rest homes, support for persons with brain injuries, scholarships for the undocumented, trouble getting coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

“He cares about what you have to say. That’s why he’s here tonight,” said Harry Rilling, the recently elected Democratic mayor. “We ask one thing, that you allow the governor to speak. We are going to be civil.”

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