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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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  • Connecticut eases penalties for most drug possession crimes

    Connecticut's drug laws will go from some of the most draconian in the country to some of the most lenient this fall when most drug possession crimes are reduced from felonies to misdemeanors, a change that's increasingly finding common ground between...
  • Malloy still seeks amendment to protect transportation funds

    Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, after signing a revised two-year, $40.3 billion state budget into law on Tuesday, said there's at least one more change he'd like to see made. He told reporters the state needs to amend its constitution to ensure that...
  • Monitor Will Oversee Hartford Elections, Primaries

    Monitor Will Oversee Hartford Elections, Primaries
    HARTFORD — A monitor will oversee city elections through 2017, including the upcoming mayoral and city council primaries. Funding for the election monitor was included in a budget implementation bill approved Monday by the Senate and early Tuesday...
  • Connecticut lawmakers approve late state budget changes

    Connecticut lawmakers approved some late changes early Tuesday morning to the new Democratic state budget that had drawn criticism from major state employers because of its tax increases on businesses and others. "We did hear the voices of those who...
  • Legislature Passes 'Second Chance Society' Bill, Criminal Justice Reforms

    Legislature Passes 'Second Chance Society' Bill, Criminal Justice Reforms
    HARTFORD — Legislators on Monday approved an overhaul of the state's criminal justice system that emphasizes treatment and redemption over punishment and incarceration for low-level drug offenders. The proposal, called Second Chance Society by...
  • Legislature OKs Bonding Bill; Includes First Steps In Malloy's Transportation Plan

    Legislature OKs Bonding Bill; Includes First Steps In Malloy's Transportation Plan
    HARTFORD — A bonding bill that provides the first five years of funding for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's ambitious transportation infrastructure initiative passed through both the House and Senate during Monday's special legislative session. In...
  • Malloy: New Federal Tribal Recognition Rules 'Big Victory' For State

    Malloy: New Federal Tribal Recognition Rules 'Big Victory' For State
    HARTFORD — New federal rules issued Monday amount to a "big victory" for Connecticut in its battle to prevent three state tribes from gaining federal recognition and the right to open casinos, according to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Malloy and...
  • Connecticut officials praise changes on tribal recognition

    Connecticut's top elected leaders are declaring victory in their efforts to see that it does not become easier for local American Indian tribes to obtain federal recognition. President Barack Obama's administration on Monday issued changes to regulations...
  • Don't Let State Budget Deal Be Done In The Dark

    Don't Let State Budget Deal Be Done In The Dark
    Two values — transparency and fairness — ought to prevail as lawmakers meet in special session Monday to put the finishing touches on the two-year, $40 billion state budget that takes effect July 1. Legislators have already been caucusing...
  • Restore State Watchdogs' Independence

    Restore State Watchdogs' Independence
    It won't be easy to undo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's first-term agglomeration of state government's nine formerly stand-alone "watchdog" agencies. He made them into a mishmash called the Office of Governmental Accountability, robbing them of the...
  • Malloy's Transportation Push Needs Review

    Malloy's Transportation Push Needs Review
    Having spent much of my career in state government dealing with transportation issues in one way or another, I have followed Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's transportation proposals closely. There is no question that the state needs to act aggressively to...