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Boosting Connecticut’s Economy

Growing up in Connecticut, I knew I was fortunate to live in a prosperous state with a strong economy and good job opportunities. Our economic fortunes were driven mainly by large corporations that we thought would be here forever thanks to our safe towns, good...

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Chris Mattei’s Statement on Alexion Move

Hartford, CT – Former federal prosecutor Chris Mattei issued the following statement on news that Alexion will move its headquarters to Boston: "This is not difficult – businesses that accept state funds should be required to refund those investments if they leave our...

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WATCH: Chris Mattei Stands with DREAMers

Donald Trump did even more damage to our national character by turning his back on hundreds of thousands of hard-working young immigrants - including up to 10,000 here in Connecticut. I will continue to stand with the DREAMers and I know millions in our state and our...

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WATCH: Raving Ryan Anastasio Interviews Chris Mattei

Chris Mattei sits down with Ryan Anastasio (Raving Ryan) to discuss his exploratory committee for Governor of Connecticut, his life and career, the issues facing Connecticut and the future of our state. Watch the full interview below.     Paid for by Mattei for CT,...

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Chris Mattei Statement on Attack in Charlottesville, Virginia

Hartford, CT – Former federal prosecutor Chris Mattei issued the following statement on the events in Charlottesville today: "Today, in Charlottesville, we're seeing the culmination of 18 months in which Donald Trump stoked racial resentment, disparaged minority and...

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Connecticut’s Answer to the Health Care Crisis

Thanks to the unceasing efforts of activists nationwide and the principled opposition of Democrats, Donald Trump and his allies failed to strip health care from millions of Americans — for now. But, the future of health care in our State remains very much at risk. The...

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WNPR: The Wheelhouse on Former Prosecutor Chris Mattei

Did you hear WNPR's The Wheelhouse talking about Chris Mattei on their recent show? Our strong first fundraising report, national press and growing grassroots army are making waves and making news – and we're just getting started! You can listen to the clip below.    ...

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Thank you for your support and your trust

Friends – I am not a man of extraordinary personal wealth or deep political connections. There are no powerful special interests waiting in the wings to support my potential candidacy -- not when I've spent a career taking a few of them on myself. When I started...

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Chris Mattei Statement on Aetna Relocation to New York City

“Now is the time for new leaders who are committed to building a 21st century economy” Hartford, CT – Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Chris Mattei released the following statement on news that Aetna will be moving its headquarters to New York City: “For those of us who...

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Chris Mattei’s Reaction to James Comey’s Testimony

After hearing James Comey's testimony, I want to take a minute to talk to you about the importance of President Trump’s actions and how they relate to our efforts to resist here in Connecticut. Connecticut is the Constitution State. As this investigation continues to...

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Mattei Calls on CT to Join Climate Alliance, Uphold Paris

Hartford, CT – Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Chris Mattei today urged Connecticut to join the Governors of New York, California and Washington in the newly formed Climate Alliance. That group was announced in the wake of President Trump's decision to withdraw from...

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New Haven Independent Op Ed: History Will Judge Yale Harshly

By Chris Mattei © New Haven Independent While news headlines focus on the pitched struggle to resolve our fiscal crisis in Hartford, there is another important clash over the character of Connecticut taking place along the shoreline, at Yale University in New Haven....

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Strengthen the Citizens Election Program; don’t weaken it

By: Chris Mattei © 2017 CT Viewpoints In 2005, the people of Connecticut – exhausted and disgusted by years of public corruption – attempted to take back their electoral process from a political culture of insiders and moneyed interests. Through the Citizens Election...

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Chris Mattei Announces Gubernatorial Exploratory Committee

Hartford, CT – Democrat Chris Mattei, the former Chief of the Financial Fraud and Public Corruption Unit in the U.S. Attorney’s Office, today announced he has formed an exploratory committee to consider running for Governor of Connecticut. Mattei has spent years...

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