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Stefanowski would rehire Lamont’s economy chief if he won

Bob Stefanowski has never shied away from firing people, as his stories from corporate life make clear.  And as he campaigns to unseat Gov. Ned Lamont, the Madison Republican rarely has a good word to say about the Connecticut economy or the state’s business climate.

“I think it’s horrible what’s happened to small and midsized businesses in Connecticut,” Stefanowski told a crowd of 300 at the Connecticut Business and Industry Association’s annual economic forum on Friday. “I know I can make the environment better for business in Connecticut.”

The event at the Hartford Marriott downtown was a chance for Stefanowski to set himself apart from the ever-upbeat Lamont when it comes to sailing the state toward prosperity – and for Lamont, who appeared after his challenger, to defend his record.

So you’d figure Stefanowski would take…

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