February 2018

This Army reservist could be CT’s next Governor

2018-02-20T02:34:32+00:00 February 15th, 2018|In The News|

This Army reservist could be CT's next Governor If elected, he would become Connecticut's first veteran Governor in over three decades. "We can offer the piece that veterans bring to the table, which is service," Connolly said during a recent appearance on ConnectingVets.com's Morning Briefing. "Service over politics. Bringing leadership to get to results and having that collaborative results driven leadership to get things done."

Gubernatorial candidate visits Newington’s Frasal Tools

2018-02-20T02:36:20+00:00 February 12th, 2018|In The News|

Gubernatorial candidate visits Newington's Frasal Tools Sean Connolly of Hebron, who announced his candidacy in December, came to Frasal Tool at 14 Foster St. He toured the 45-year-old company’s 10,000-square-foot facility as part of an ongoing jobs tour. “Since day one of my campaign I’ve been talking about our state’s economy,” Connolly said. “It’s businesses like Frasal Tool that offer great careers with good pay and benefits. We need to help them get the talent they need to grow and make the state’s economy grow.” Read the whole article here.

Capitol Watch Podcast, Episode 2: Sean Connolly

2018-02-20T02:41:08+00:00 February 1st, 2018|In The News|

Capitol Watch Podcast, Episode 2: Sean Connolly Democrat Sean Connolly joined the Capitol Watch podcast to talk about his campaign for governor. The former state veterans affairs commissioner outlined his plans to keep millennials in Connecticut, talked about what he would do to shore up the state’s special transportation fund and weighed in on other issues including the legalization of recreational marijuana and whether or not he supports a $15 an hour minimum wage. Listen to this very informative podcast here.

January 2018

Sean Connolly Plans To Make The State Great Again

2018-02-20T02:40:33+00:00 January 26th, 2018|In The News|

Sean Connolly Plans To Make The State Great Again Connolly visited Central Connecticut State University’s Institute of Technology and Business Development (ITBD) building on Monday, Jan. 22 as part of his “Jobs Tour,” during which he hoped to “meet with job creators, workers, innovators and educators to discuss his plan to grow opportunities across Connecticut,” according to his ITBD visit’s press release. Connolly stressed “service over politics,” as his motivations are “making cities more vibrant and building a stronger economy where people want to stay, not just for jobs, but for a good quality life.” Read the entire article.

Sean Connolly Calls for Infrastructure Investment to Create Jobs, Promote Growth

2018-02-20T02:40:13+00:00 January 19th, 2018|In The News|

Sean Connolly Calls for Infrastructure Investment to Create Jobs, Promote Growth Sean Connolly joined the Connecticut Construction Industries Association (CCIA) for their Transportation Forum at the Aqua Turf Club. Before a full crowd of workers in the transportation, construction, and related fields, Connolly discussed his plan to repair our crumbling roads and bridges and put Connecticut workers back to work. “The most critical issue facing Connecticut is jobs,” said Connolly. “We’ve seen far too many of our friends and colleagues unable to find work here in Connecticut, so they look for it down the Tappan Zee or out in Springfield. That isn’t [...]

Sean Connolly Announces run for CT Governor

2018-02-20T02:42:40+00:00 January 10th, 2018|In The News|

Sean Connolly Announces run for CT Governor HEBRON, CT (WFSB) - A former Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs and Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve has announced that he is running for governor. East Hartford native Sean Connolly announced his candidacy for the Connecticut governor during a news conference at the American Legion Post #95 in Hebron on Tuesday afternoon. “We need to hunker down, roll up our sleeves, and tackle this issue head-on because we must fix our economy to become One Connecticut,” Connolly said in a statement on Tuesday. “Failure is not an option.” Deputy President Pro Tempore [...]

Former Veterans Commissioner Sean Connolly Enters Gubernatorial Race

2018-02-20T02:43:03+00:00 January 9th, 2018|In The News|

Former Veterans Commissioner Sean Connolly Enters Gubernatorial Race Declaring the state is in crisis, Sean Connolly, a Democrat who until recently served as commissioner of the state Department of Veterans Affairs, officially entered the ever-expanding field of candidates vying to be Connecticut’s next governor Tuesday. “We are no longer at a crossroads, we are in a crisis,” Connolly told an eager crowd of more than 100 supporters who packed the American Legion Post 95 on Main Street in Hebron. “Connecticut needs new leadership. Connecticut needs a new approach. … We can do better.” Click to read more.