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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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  • Foley Right To Challenge Legislators' Ethics

    Republican governor hopeful Tom Foley might be naïve. His proposal to raise ethical standards at the state Capitol is unrealistic. But we suspect he's right that pointing out the gamy nexus among elected officials, lobbyists and state contractors...
  • Spooked Democrats Hollow Out Election Finance Reform

    Democrats in the General Assembly are certain they saved Connecticut's landmark system of publicly financing elections by passing "reforms" signed into law by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy last month. The question now is whether the vaunted Citizens Election...
  • Ruling Ties State's Hands On Union-Only Layoffs

    A court victory for 2,800 state employees laid off in 2003 will cost Connecticut taxpayers dearly. The federal appeals court ruling will impose a big burden on any governor trying to negotiate with unions to ease a financial crisis. Under the ruling, a...
  • Taxpayers Should Know How Economic Development Dollars Are Spent

    As a general rule, transparency in government is a good thing — and that includes public disclosure of how the state's economic development dollars are being spent. That's especially true when governors such as Connecticut's Dannel P. Malloy are...
  • L.I. Sound Cleanup Highlights Green Legislative Push

    With so much attention paid to gun safety and the budget, not much was heard about the environment in the 2013 session of the General Assembly. Much of what was in the news centered on a somewhat arcane debate whether the state weakened its commitment...
  • Stop Pilfering Funds For Roads, Bridges

    The roads and bridges that most of us use each day are not free. They have to be repaired and maintained, and this costs a lot of money. Nearly three decades ago, following the collapse of the Mianus River bridge on I-95 in Greenwich, state officials...
  • An Even Worse Budget Than Malloy's

    A spokesman for Connecticut's cities and towns called the biennial budget proposed by the legislature's Appropriations Committee "a mixed bag" for his constituency on Friday. Actually, that's pretty good, considering the fiscal pall that hangs over the...
  • In The End, A Disappointing Session At The Capitol

    In The End, A Disappointing Session At The Capitol
    It started on a somber high note, as an elegy to those lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. The General Assembly's competent bipartisan work in the first half of its 2013 session to craft tough but appropriate gun control and school safety...
  • Silver Tsunami: Connecticut's Getting Older Fast

    What demographers call the "silver tsunami" began in 2011, when 10,000 members a day of the huge baby boom generation began to retire. That will continue until 2030, and will shape our state, since nearly one-third of Connecticut's population is made up...
  • Texas Jobs Rustler Rides Into Town

    Texas Jobs Rustler Rides Into Town
    Say this for Texas Gov. Rick Perry: At least he's trying to stab us in the front. Mr. Perry begins a widely publicized poaching tour on Sunday, attempting to lure businesses in New York and Connecticut to the Lone Star State. He has endeared himself...
  • Gun Makers Group Looks Petty Pulling Park Support

    Gun Makers Group Looks Petty Pulling Park Support
    The gun industry does get into a snit on those rare occasions when it doesn't get its way. The National Shooting Sports Foundation, which represents gun and ammunition manufacturers, issued a letter this week to members of the state's Congressional...
  • Why Make It So Hard For Paul Vallas To Help Bridgeport Schools?

    Why Make It So Hard For Paul Vallas To Help Bridgeport Schools?
    It would be a blow to the city of Bridgeport's school system and its 21,000 students if Paul Vallas is not permitted to stay on as superintendent. Someone of Mr. Vallas' experience and gravitas is just what the doctor ordered for the city's ailing...