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Dannel Malloy

Dannel 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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  • Ditching Car Tax Looks Terrible For Towns

    Of the many ideas in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget message Wednesday, the one that has most underwhelmed mayors and first selectmen is the proposed property-tax exemption on motor vehicles. Mr. Malloy proposed a tax exemption for the first $20,000 of...
  • A Tax Drawback To State Buying Buildings

    Thanks to Connecticut's property tax system, what ought to be great news for Hartford instead has some residents worried that they are getting more of the cloud than the silver lining. The good news is that the state is buying two major office buildings...
  • Connecticut Energy Costs Headed In The Right Direction

    It's mild good news, but good news nonetheless: Connecticut — which still has among the highest electricity costs in the nation — has seen power rates drop for each of the first four months of this year, according to the U.S. Energy...
  • Don't Poach Funds From Smart-Growth Fund

    The problem with fiscal lock boxes is that somehow, somebody finds the key. For example, in the 1980s the state created the Special Transportation Fund to pay for transportation infrastructure. But soon enough, the legislature began raiding it for other...
  • New Train Service Beats Beach Traffic

    It's disheartening, on a summer Sunday evening in Southeastern Connecticut, to see I-95 jammed with cars, a fuming swath of barely perceptible movement, while the railroad tracks along the shore are all but empty. For those stuck in their cars, it is...
  • Malloy Open To Keeping Watchdogs Off Leash

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been taking a deserved beating from the state's newspapers and other good-government advocates for ill-considered reforms that have stripped the nine so-called watchdog agencies — including the freedom of information,...
  • Malloy's Hospital Cuts Will Hurt

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is commendably intent on creating jobs in Connecticut with grants, tax credits and loans. It's confusing, then, that he would have a different approach to a group of employers — hospitals — that provide great-paying jobs....
  • Hartford Should Make The Easy Spending Cuts

    In the last few years, Hartford has entered each budget season with a deficit projected in the tens of millions of dollars, yet somehow managed to patch something together and call it a balanced budget. Two years ago the projected deficit was $33 million....
  • Park Car Tax Repeal For Now

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's car-tax proposal should go back to the drawing board. Mr. Malloy's budget proposal called for eliminating the tax on motor vehicles valued at $28,500 or less. He has called the tax one of the most unfair levies on the books. He's...
  • Preserve Southbury Training School Farmland

    Preserve Southbury Training School Farmland
    Large state institutions were once built to be self-sustaining; many had their own farms and grew their own food. Though some of those farms have been lost, remarkably some remain, the crown jewel of which is an 825-acre farm portion of the Southbury...
  • Six Months On, And Still No Sandy Hook Report?

    Six Months On, And Still No Sandy Hook Report?
    Newtown massacre: Still no report Who made the state police king? Why do they continue to drag their feet in releasing a final report on the investigation into the devastating Dec. 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School? Who gave that agency the...
  • State Budget Framework Isn't Pretty, But It Works

    The "framework" state budget agreement reached over the weekend by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and legislative Democrats is not gimmick-free, no matter what the deal-makers say. The still-unfinished draft budget has its share of smoke and mirrors. It would,...