| May 8, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell sent a joint letter to Pfizer Thursday expressing concerns about its proposed $106 billion acquisition of pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca, which employs thousands in both states.
The governors said...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:30 PM
HARTFORD — A fired-up Gov. Dannel P. Malloy kicked off his re-election campaign Wednesday night with a passionate defense of his record and a bracing critique of his rival, Republican Tom Foley.
Speaking to his fellow Democrats at the party's...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:44 PM
The governors of eight Northeast states petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to require nine "upwind" states in the South and Midwest to curb air pollution, which they say is blown by the wind into their region.
The petition asks the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Maryland joined seven other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states Monday in asking for federal help to curb air pollution from outside their borders, saying emissions from the Midwest and South are hurting their residents' health and their economies.
| May 9, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn called on the Illinois House to send him legislation to legalize gay marriage, saying lawmakers had plenty of time to make up their mind on the issue.
The state Senate passed the measure on Valentine's Day, and the governor has said he'...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:33 PM
If you are a lobbyist or the client of one, watch for a consumer alert warning of a political fundraising shakedown. You may get squeezed for as much as $100,000. The squeezer is one-time campaign finance reformer Democratic and Working Families Gov....
| Jul 6, 2013
When Maryland was first contemplating legalizing slot machines, supporters pointed to Delaware and the success of its "racinos" — racetracks with slot machine gambling — and how they drew in thousands of Maryland residents each year. Turns out...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:37 PM
In a week filled with gay news, let's start with what didn't happen this week: Supreme Court decisions regarding same-sex marriage.
Not that the lack of the decision -- or for that matter, any hint as to what the decision will be -- stopped preemptive...
| May 18, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Years of debate and fine-tuning in the state legislature over allowing medical marijuana still have not settled all the questions Connecticut doctors have about medical marijuana. Is it, as some contend, a humane solution for patients who can't get relief...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 3:43 PM
In Nebraska, Republican Gov. Dave Heineman enacted the biggest tax cut in state history, and the state's unemployment rate of 4.2 percent is now the second lowest in the nation.
In Connecticut, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy enacted the largest tax...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 3:57 PM
In Afghanistan this week, they were side by side.
In Kuwait, too.
Not long ago, Govs. Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut and Jack Markell of Delaware were together in Hartford as well — to talk about the best ways to create jobs. And a year before...