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Dan Malloy

Dan Malloy
Governor Dannel Malloy (D) is the 88th governor of Connecticut. Malloy was mayor of Stamford, Conn from 1995 until 2009 before being elected governor. Malloy took office in January 2011.
Governor Dannel Malloy (D) is the 88th governor of Connecticut. Malloy was mayor of Stamford, Conn from 1995 until 2009 before being elected governor. Malloy took office in January 2011. « Show less

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  • What's The Point Of A Toothless Spending Cap?

    What's The Point Of A Toothless Spending Cap?
    Since it was hastily initiated in 1991 to help sell the state income tax, the state's spending cap has functioned somewhat like a dead animal in the road — it has slowed the spenders as they try to get around it. But get around it they do. For...
  • Newington Councilman Gives Up Majority Leader Post Over State Transit Authority Issue

    Newington Councilman Gives Up Majority Leader Post Over State Transit Authority Issue
    NEWINGTON — Councilman Terry Borjeson's controversial support for a proposed quasi-public authority to guide development around transit stations, such as the CTfastrak bus stops, has led to his resignation as majority leader. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy'...
  • Tolls Dominate Forum On Transportation Issues

    STRATFORD — In what might be a template for any future debate about highway tolls in Connecticut, a Republican legislator, the state's transportation chief and the top lobbyist for the trucking industry sounded off on the topic this week. A panel...
  • Panel To Consider Lower Sales Tax Rate But Taxing More Items

    Panel To Consider Lower Sales Tax Rate But Taxing More Items
    HARTFORD — The legislature's tax committee is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a plan that would lower the state's sales tax rate, but expand the number of items that are taxed, a committee co-chairman said Tuesday. Co-Chairman Jeffrey Berger, D-...
  • Funds Restored To Intellectual-Disability Programs; Overtime Cut In State Institutions

    Funds Restored To Intellectual-Disability Programs; Overtime Cut In State Institutions
    HARTFORD – Lawmakers have restored millions of dollars to key programs serving people with intellectual disabilities and have cut overtime by $10 million over two years for state workers at institutions, where high operating costs have drawn...
  • Tolls, Taxes May Fund Connecticut Transportation Overhaul

    Tolls, Taxes May Fund Connecticut Transportation Overhaul
    HARTFORD — Highway tolls, private-sector sponsorships and asset sales were some of the early ideas discussed Tuesday as possible ways to help pay for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed $100 billion, 30-year overhaul of Connecticut's transportation...
  • Malloy's First Veto Protects Board of Regents' Authority

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's first veto of the 2015 session preserves the authority of the Board of Regents for Higher Education to make decisions about closing college campuses. In a message delivered Monday, the governor vetoed a bill that would have...
  • Metro-North's New Haven Line Breaks Ridership Record

    Metro-North's New Haven Line Breaks Ridership Record
    NEW HAVEN — With a 1.6 percent gain over 2013, Metro-North's New Haven line carried more riders in 2014 than in any year of its history, the railroad reported Monday. Fairfield County riders going to Manhattan jobs are still the largest single...
  • Committee Eliminates Money For New Charter Schools

    Committee Eliminates Money For New Charter Schools
    HARTFORD — The legislature's appropriations committee offered a version of the state budget Monday that brought mixed news for students, ranging from the inclusion of funding for extended-day programs in the neediest school districts and...
  • Committee Votes To Alter Spending Cap, Restores Some Cuts In State Budget

    Committee Votes To Alter Spending Cap, Restores Some Cuts In State Budget
    HARTFORD — The legislature's appropriations committee approved a budget Monday that, by using a new definition of the state's mandatory spending cap, allowed it to restore millions to popular programs that had been cut under the governor's...
  • Gov. Malloy Vetoes Bill, Saying It Introduces "Inappropriate Changes"

    Gov. Malloy Vetoes Bill, Saying It Introduces "Inappropriate Changes"
    Gov. Dannel Malloy has vetoed a senate bill that would require legislative approval before the state Board of Regents closed college campuses or manufacturing programs, his first veto of the 2015 legislative session. In his veto message, Malloy said...