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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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  • Lawyers Spar In Buildup To High-Stakes Hearing Over Firing Of Labor Relations Chief

    Lawyers Spar In Buildup To High-Stakes Hearing Over Firing Of Labor Relations Chief
    Linda Yelmini's high-profile appeal of her firing as the state's labor-relations chief is like a championship boxing match. For one thing, she's long been called pugnacious as a negotiator with, and terminator of, state employees. For another, we have...
  • Why The Democrats' Car Tax Reform Plan Doesn't Work

    Just about everyone agrees that the way cities and towns tax cars and trucks is unfair. For the same model, same year, same mileage, you'll pay nearly seven times as much in property taxes in Hartford as you do in Greenwich, where tax rates are low...
  • 'Porcupine' Malloy Injudicious, But Right On Racism

    'Porcupine' Malloy Injudicious, But Right On Racism
    I am about to defend someone who has made himself a political untouchable, so lowly and loathed that I have not heard one voice raised in support of him. That would be Gov. Dannel "Porcupine" Malloy, who has been universally denounced for claiming...
  • Malloy Campaigns In Iowa — But Not For Votes

    Malloy Campaigns In Iowa — But Not For Votes
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy had lunch with President Barack Obama in New London last week, and he's hosting the U.S. labor secretary Thursday. On Wednesday morning, he gave a fist-pounding speech in Iowa. Iowa? There's something about the draw of the...
  • As Nation's Oldest Cavalry Unit Faces Budget Cuts, Critics Say That Will Break Promise

    As Nation's Oldest Cavalry Unit Faces Budget Cuts, Critics Say That Will Break Promise
    Founded in 1778, Connecticut's First Company Governor's Horse Guards still rides today as the nation's oldest cavalry unit in continuous service. The horse troop escorted Gen. George Washington to a Revolutionary War meeting in Hartford with the French...
  • Corporate Connecticut Uneasy Over Budget

    Corporate Connecticut Uneasy Over Budget
    It's time to worry. The fight over shaping and adopting a state budget for the next two years is getting serious. Business is clearing its throat and getting ready to say something. Corporate Connecticut is not pleased with the direction of the state,...
  • Stop Spending Money On Charter Schools

    Stop Spending Money On Charter Schools
    Every time you refuse to support charter school funding, God kills 1,000 kittens. This point has been driven home repeatedly in Connecticut at rallies — one of which is taking place on your front lawn right this minute — and in advertising...
  • 'Economic Urgency' Keeping Wage Penalty Bill Alive

    'Economic Urgency' Keeping Wage Penalty Bill Alive
    Preachers and politicians took to the podium Thursday at the state Capitol to sing the praises of a bill they say would help low-wage workers, a press conference with the soaring cadence of a prayer meeting, complete with benediction imploring the Lord to...
  • Malloy's Fantasy Savings Account Empty

    Malloy's Fantasy Savings Account Empty
    Prepare for millions in state employee make believe cost-saving suggestions. That was the $180 million fantasy that Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy stuck in his 2011 budget to get it to balance. No one ever has enumerated the money saved from those...
  • Criminal Justice Reform Is The New Kale

    Criminal Justice Reform Is The New Kale
    The people in the middle of a social movement are often the last to know that it's happening, says Glenn Martin. Martin is a graduate of the New York state prison system, where he spent six years. He subsequently transformed himself into one of the...
  • Jon Lender: Texts Say Fired Official 'Will Create Problems, I Fear'

    Jon Lender: Texts Say Fired Official 'Will Create Problems, I Fear'
    Two top aides to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy — budget director Ben Barnes and chief of staff Mark Ojakian — exchanged anxious texts last Nov. 20 about how it went when Barnes informed Linda Yelmini, the state's longtime labor-relations chief, that...