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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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  • The State Is Digging Out Of Its Hole

    Connecticut's recovery from the economic recession is still painfully slow. The state's unemployment rate is above the national average at 8.1 percent. Residents' personal income growth declined 1.7 percent in the first quarter of the year, trailing all...
  • State Pension Funds Gain, But There's Still A Long Way To Go

    Connecticut taxpayers and beneficiaries of public pension funds got welcome news this past week. Wall Street was kind to beleaguered public employee pension funds managed by the state. The funds earned a robust average of nearly 11.5 percent on their...
  • John McKinney First To Jump Into Race For Governor

    Consider Connecticut's 2014 campaign for governor officially underway. Really. John McKinney, veteran Republican leader in the state Senate, notified reporters with an emailed press release this week that he would be a candidate for his party's...
  • Close Bike Trail's Two Gaps In Connecticut

    You can buy a T-shirt in London that says "Mind The Gap," the popular message of caution to London Underground riders. In Connecticut we need to produce a T-shirt that says "Close the Gap," a message of hope to Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway bicycle...
  • State Should Have Nation's Toughest Gun Laws

    While a couple of its recommendations may be politically untenable, the proposals released Monday by the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission would give Connecticut gun control measures that are among the toughest in the country. In honor of the 20 children...
  • Towns Should Build On Their Transit Stops

    State officials gathered at the Stamford railroad station Thursday for the announcement of a major new development project called Station Place. The $500 million project, focused around the rail terminal, will include 600,000 square feet of commercial...
  • An Angry Obama Lashes Out At Senate's Rejection Of Gun Measures

    An Angry Obama Lashes Out At Senate's Rejection Of Gun Measures
    Angered by a resounding defeat Wednesday of proposed gun control legislation that grew out of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, President Barack Obama stood outside the White House with parents of murdered Newtown first-graders and vowed: "This...
  • Governor's Energy Drive Should Boost Economy

    Friday Gov. Dannel P. Malloy outlined an ambitious road map for transforming one of Connecticut's most recognized economic disadvantages — high energy costs — into a strategic, competitive advantage. In his Comprehensive Energy Strategy,...
  • Editorial: Requiring Gun Insurance Deserves Consideration

    Editorial: Requiring Gun Insurance Deserves Consideration
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission might be the proper venue to consider an idea beginning to make the rounds after the Newtown massacre on Dec. 14: requiring gun owners to buy liability insurance. Courant columnist Rick Green...
  • It's Not Just The Economy: State Must Cut Spending

    It's Not Just The Economy: State Must Cut Spending
    Connecticut, one of the richest states per capita in the union, just can't seem to get on the plus side of the budget ledger. It's past time that it did. Despite a special session of the General Assembly called in December to eliminate a projected...
  • Mianus Bridge Anniversary Coincides With Gas Tax Hike To Pay For Roads, Bridges

    Mianus Bridge Anniversary Coincides With Gas Tax Hike To Pay For Roads, Bridges
    Thirty years ago today, on June 28, 1983, a section of the I-95 highway bridge 70 feet above the Mianus River in Greenwich collapsed, killing three people and seriously injuring three more. The tangle of mangled bodies and vehicles along the peaceful...
  • State Must Benchmark Human Services Programs

    Connecticut is a generous state. It spends billions on human services for the poor, the sick and the elderly. It's going to spend even more in the next 30 years as the number of retirees here doubles. So now would be a good time for the state to...