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  •  If I was governor of CT, (2+ / 0-)
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    KingofSpades, MichaelNY

    The first thing I'd do is change the redistricting laws so that Democrats could gerrymander the State Senate and reduce the number of Republicans there from 14 to 5 (which is perfectly possible and reasonable, by the way).

    Once that's done, I'd implement early voting. Connecticut already passed same-day voter registration (which takes effect July 1), but turnout in the cities is so low that I think we need to go further.

    Second, I would outlaw municipal budget referenda (these have really messed up the public schools in my town and others).

    Third, I would increase state aid to UConn and other state universities so that tuition can be lowered.

    Finally, I would impose a huge tax on the residents of New Canaan and Darien, as revenge for voting 2-1 against Malloy in 2010 and Obama last year.

    (-8.38, -4.72), CT-02 (home), ME-01 (college) "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one." -Spock

    by ProudNewEnglander on Thu May 16, 2013 at 05:05:55 PM PDT

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    •  You'd have to be King to do this (1+ / 0-)
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      WisJohn
      I would impose a huge tax on the residents of New Canaan and Darien, as revenge for voting 2-1 against Malloy in 2010 and Obama last year.

      Formerly Pan on Swing State Project

      by MichaelNY on Thu May 16, 2013 at 10:38:48 PM PDT

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