Mayor Mark Lauretti Endorses Bob Stefanowski

Today, Bob Stefanowski, Republican candidate for Governor, received the endorsement of former Gubernatorial candidate Mayor Mark Lauretti. Lauretti has served as Mayor of Shelton since 1991. Under Lauretti’s leadership Shelton has been recognized for it’s low tax, business friendly climate. Mayor Lauretti is also the Chairman of the Metropolitan Planning Organization in Bridgeport, a former small business owner and a teacher.


“Bob Stefanowski has the experience, character, and proven results to turn Connecticut’s economy around and make it once again an affordable place to live.” said Lauretti. “Unlike his opponents, Bob actually has experience running organizations the size of Connecticut. More importantly, Bob understands how to build organizations with an employee base that is goal oriented and results driven. Organizations that are led by qualified leaders not political appointees. Connecticut is a large troubled organization, and Bob is the only candidate with the experience needed to turn it around. In the August 14th Republican Primary, please join me in supporting Bob Stefanowski.”


“I am honored to have Mayor Lauretti’s support.” Stefanowski said, “Under Mayor Lauretti, Shelton has been a beacon for business and held the line against tax increases for a decade. Mark’s record in Shelton is a model for Connecticut and that same fiscal discipline can turn Connecticut’s economy around, after years of Democratic mismanagement.”


Bob Stefanowski declared his candidacy for Governor in September 2017 and has released a tax plan co-authored by Art Laffer, who wrote Reagan and Trump’s tax plans. Click here to read the plan. A poll recently conducted by national pollster McLaughlin & Associates of expected Republican primary voters showed Bob Stefanowski as the lead Republican candidate for governor by a 3 to 1 margin.




Stefanowski who resides with his wife and three daughters in Madison, CT was formerly a senior executive with General Electric and the Chief Financial Officer of UBS Investment Bank. He has introduced a five step economic plan to save Connecticut that has been endorsed by Dr. Arthur Laffer, senior economic advisor to President’s Trump and Reagan.