Herbst: Finding governor who leads by example

Seven years of one-party rule under the disastrous leadership of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and more than a decade of irresponsible stewardship of our state by Hartford insiders has brought Connecticut to ruin. Our state is facing another grave fiscal crisis our state leaders have made worse by pursuing a job-crushing, tax-hiking agenda that ignores the need for fundamental reform.

The feckless leadership shown by insiders in Hartford continues to threaten the stability of our state’s economy, drive away jobs and suppress wages. Rather than tackle the state’s growing unfunded budget liabilities, Malloy and his allies under the Gold Dome have repeatedly asked struggling Connecticut workers, families, retirees and businesses to sacrifice more.

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