Herbst Ready takes on Connecticut’s “Gold-Dome Culture”

Print More

Tim Herbst (R), candidate for governor with CTVV host Susan Patricelli-Regan at the Connecticut Historical Society in Hartford.

Tim Herbst, a lawyer, former First Selectman of Trumbull and Republican candidate for the 2018 gubernatorial race, is on a mission to “root out waste, fraud and abuse at every level” of state government.

In an interview with Susan Patricelli-Regan, Herbst stated that he will follow all Connecticut constitutional election protocol when the primary results are in and will not petition to continue if he does not qualify at the May GOP convention. He has validated his position of supporting whoever is nominated as the Republican challenger in the general election. However, he has made it quite clear that he will reform standard strategies of governing should he be elected Nov. 6, 2018. His value-added commitment to Connecticut is that he will not take a pension should he be the state’s next governor, just as he did when he served Trumbull.

Herbst was the youngest person to be elected as Trumbull’s First Selectman at age 29 and only narrowly lost the race for State Treasurer against incumbent Denise Napier in 2014. His success in turning Trumbull’s dire economic status around during the recession in 2009, was accomplished through strategic negotiations on both sides of the aisle, reformulation of the town’s fiscal process and a clear goal to “establish a municipal plan for the future” rather than the standard operating procedure of political rhetoric.

Don’t miss this frank discussion on Cox/Enfield Channel 15 and Frontier Digital TV Channel 99 Fridays 5/4, 5/11 and 5/18 at 6 p.m. and Saturdays 5/5, 5/12 and 5/19 at 10 a.m. CT Valley Views with host Susan Patricelli-Regan brings “Proof to the People” at ctvalleyviews.com

CT Valley Views is an award-winning, independently produced Public Access TV show series and is seen in 40 towns on Cox/Enfield, Cox/Manchester, Windsor, Simsbury, Nutmeg, Norwalk and Hartford Public Access stations.