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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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  • Republicans Lack Desire, Drive, Diversity

    Everything you need to know about what's wrong with the Republican Party in Connecticut can be summed up in the following true statement: They had their state nominating convention this weekend at the Mohegan Sun. A casino is not a good place to get...
  • Jim Shea: Black Socks And Sneakers Are For Losers

    Jim Shea: Black Socks And Sneakers Are For Losers
    It was a trying week. I spent most of it working on my college basketball brackets. I'm exhausted. My computer is a click away from imploding and the mouse is dead. Sometimes I think I put too much time into this. My wife, what's her name, thinks...
  • Republican Governor Candidates Building Their Bases

    Republican Governor Candidates Building Their Bases
    The race for the Republican nomination for governor is an odd and complex affair. The candidates are campaigning around the state seeking support from the 1,200 people they expect to be delegates at the May nominating convention at the Mohegan Sun casino....
  • $10.10 minimum wage for Connecticut?

    $10.10 minimum wage for Connecticut?
    WHAT DO YOU THINK? CLICK TO CAST YOUR VOTE! (Note: This is an unscientific poll.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing raising the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 -- among the highest in the nation -- by 2017. Last year the legislature raised the...
  • New Focus For Veterans Housing With Few Takers

    In 2009, when veterans' homelessness was becoming a national embarrassment, five houses owned by the state sat empty across from the State Veterans Home & Hospital in Rocky Hill. The houses were once used by staff. The Courant asked state Department...
  • State Should Boost Pre-K Quality, Not Just Quantity

    State Should Boost Pre-K Quality, Not Just Quantity
    Gov. Dannel Malloy's plan to provide universal prekindergarten education for poor children is ambitious. He wants to start by making 1,000 more preschool spaces available, aiming to enroll 4,000 more children by 2019. Yet Mr. Malloy would be better...
  • Winter storm across northeastern U.S. affecting flights at South Florida airports

    As another winter mass moves across the nation's northeastern region bringing snow and freezing temperatures, flight disruptions are continuing Thursday at South Florida airports and others nationwide. There were 113 flight delays and 135...
  • Governors' White House visit includes hints of 2016 campaign

    Governors' White House visit includes hints of 2016 campaign
    WASHINGTON – As President Obama hosted the nation's governors at the White House twice in 24 hours, he couldn't help but tease some of the more ambitious state leaders about their plans. Toasting the governors at an annual formal dinner in the...
  • New Haven Open Attendance Remains An Issue

     Attendance was down again at the New Haven Open tennis tournament, by 7,208 fans, but tournament director Anne Worcester said paid attendance was up.     "Our ticket revenues are up every day but one day, when it rained Thursday," Worcester said. "We...
  • The Gun Industry Will Challenge Gov. Malloy in the 2014 Election

    The Gun Industry Will Challenge Gov. Malloy in the 2014 Election
    Connecticut gun owners are angry as hell at Gov. Dannel Malloy. Connecticut's gun industry is pissed at him too. So are pro-gun lobbies like the NRA and the Newtown-based National Shooting Sports Foundation. Those gun groups appear certain to pump big...
  • Vulnerable Malloy Should Keep Endorsement Feelings To Himself

    In recent days, Gov. Dannel Malloy and U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy have endorsed state Sen. Toni Harp for mayor of New Haven. This is fairly unusual, but maybe it makes up for the fact that Harp did not initially endorse herself. No. She originally...
  • 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...