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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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  • More tax hikes ahead for Connecticut?

    More tax hikes ahead for Connecticut?
    This week the state got hit with bad budget news: A higher-than-anticipated $365 million shortfall in the current budget and a $1.18 billion deficit for the fiscal year that begins next July 1. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he doesn’t intend to raise...
  • Sandy vs. Irene: Which was worse?

    Sandy vs. Irene: Which was worse?
    Connecticut has endured what may be the three worst power outages in its history these past two years, with Sandy and Tropical Storm Irene and the October 2011 nor'easter. Sandy is the largest hurricane to hit the Northeast, according to Scientific...
  • Should Connecticut raise its minimum wage?

    Should Connecticut raise its minimum wage?
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy backs an incremental rise in the state’s hourly minimum wage to $9 by 2015 from its current rate of $8.25. He says it will make it “just a little easier for working people in our state, without adversely impacting the...
  • Does Connecticut need more bike trails?

    Does Connecticut need more bike trails?
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Redeker have embarked on an 18-month planning process for the state’s transportation network. Along with road and rail, should that network include more bike and...
  • Who's got the best Republican shot at governor?

    Who's got the best Republican shot at governor?
    Thomas C. Foley, the Republican challenger who narrowly lost to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in 2010, said he plans a rematch in 2014. He may have lots of company. Both the House and Senate Republican leaders, Lawrence F. Cafero Jr. and John McKinney, are...
  • Should the gas tax hike be canceled?

    Should the gas tax hike be canceled?
    On July 1, the state’s gross receipts tax on petroleum products, which is based on a percentage of the wholesale price of gas, is slated to rise from 7.53 percent to 8.81 percent, an increase that could generate about $60 million for the state. It...
  • Will Gov. Dannel P. Malloy raise taxes again?

    Will Gov. Dannel P. Malloy raise taxes again?
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy told town and city leaders this week that “I don’t intend to raise taxes.” Can he keep that promise? This week, the governor’s budget director reported that the 2013 fiscal budget is running $60 million in the...
  • Daily Buzz: Should governor try to ram through new gun laws?

    Daily Buzz: Should governor try to ram through new gun laws?
    Gov. Dannel Malloy surprised everyone by Wednesday by expressing impatience with the pace of gun-control proposals in the legislature and coming out with his own proposals that he hopes to push through the House and Senate. Republicans criticized him...
  • Are you OK with the gas tax increase?

    Are you OK with the gas tax increase?
    On Monday the state’s gross receipts tax is scheduled to go up, which will cost motorists almost 4 cents more a gallon at the pump; the tax on diesel fuel also goes up.  The increase was approved by the General Assembly and signed by Gov. M. Jodi...
  • Who booed Gov. Malloy?

    Who booed Gov. Malloy?
    When Gov. Dannel P. Malloy attempted to greet players and fans at the Eastern League All-Star game Wednesday night at Rock Cats Stadium in New Britain, he was met with a shower of boos. The hosing followed the unveiling of a sign on the outfield wall...
  • Bobby Jindal, Deval Patrick on ‘Meet the Press’; Jan Brewer on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    CNN's "State of the Union" talks to Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. The program starts at 9 a.m. and noon. The program offers a panel with former Gov. Haley Barbour, R-Miss.; Jackie Calmes of The New York Times; Gwen Ifill of PBS'...
  • More Democratic convention speakers — where are the Floridians?

     
    As the Republican National Conventiongets ready to roll next week in Tampa the Democrats have been trying to steal some of the spotlight by announcing  plans for their convention in Charlotte next month, including announcing a dozen women speaking at...