And with CTfastrak, more people are riding Connecticut transit buses to work. Exceeding all initial projections, average ridership on CTfastrak is as high as 19,000 people per weekday.
Malloy, meanwhile, will point to long-term agreements he has made with state unions and the hundreds of millions of dollars he has invested in Jackson Labs, Bioscience Connecticut, the busway and other economic development initiatives designed to attract or retain new business to the state. Malloy will also likely emphasize that under his leadership the state has been able to eliminate projected spending deficits of hundreds of millions of dollars.
We will aggressively develop our three deepwater ports to spark commercial activity and decrease our reliance on heavy trucking and the congestion they bring to our highways. We will make Bradley International Airport an independent entity, freeing it to better grow its passenger base.
McMAHON: Both. The terrorists only need to succeed once, while we must get it right every single time.
BLUMENTHAL: While I am thankful that there has not been a successful attack on American shores since 9/11/2001, real threats remain. It is therefore vital that we use both military and non-military methods to target and attack the terrorists where they are. This includes targeting Al Qaeda's organizations in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen as well as its affiliates like Al-Shabaab in Somalia. At the same time, we must do more at home to remedy the unacceptable flaws exposed in our homeland security, by improving information sharing, bringing together the best technology and the most effective management strategies to get people working across agencies, and to engage the private sector to collect, understand, and mobilize information in real time to improve our national security.
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