The Real Story – Boughton running for Governor

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HARTFORD --  Danbury's Mayor Mark Boughton is once again running for Governor, in a growing field of potential candidates. How would he fix the financial mess the state is in, and keep it from happening again? Does he support a $15 minimum wage? How about the legalization of recreational marijuana?

The Republican is expected to seek the GOP nomination for governor in 2018. He previously ran for governor in 2014, but suspended his campaign and backed Republican Tom Foley. Foley ultimately lost to Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy, who was seeking a second term.

Malloy has not ruled out seeking a third term.

In a message posted Tuesday on Facebook, Boughton said he can “no longer sit idly by while our home loses thousands of jobs month after month.” Boughton says people are paying more in taxes, electric rates and fees while “getting less and less service.”

Guest: Mayor Mark Boughton