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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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  • Lawmakers Praise Themselves For GMO Law That Actually Doesn't Do Anything

    Lawmakers Praise Themselves For GMO Law That Actually Doesn't Do Anything
    Connecticut legislative leaders are just pleased as punch that Gov. Dannel Malloy has now signed a bill that appears to require foods with genetically modified organisms to be labeled so consumers know what they're buying. Except it doesn't require...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • We've Got Issues, But Connecticut's Not Texas

    On Wednesday, the rainbow gay pride flag flew at the governor's residence by order Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. The flagpole is shaped like a lower case "t" with the American flag at the top. The gay flag flew from one end of the lower crosspiece. On the...
  • Whitehead's Only Flight Was One Of Fancy

    The General Assembly passed and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy recently signed a bill honoring the "first powered flight" by Gustave Whitehead, rather than Orville and Wilbur Wright. The flight is pure fiction, not fact. It was born in the imagination of Richard...
  • 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...
  • The Free Speech Case of a Connecticut Driver Who Cursed at Cops at Lawmakers

    The Free Speech Case of a Connecticut Driver Who Cursed at Cops at Lawmakers
    It's one of those things you can't make up: "Liberty" is really the name of the little town in the Catskills where a young Connecticut dude got busted for exercising his constitutional rights to free speech. His case has led to a federal court challenge...
  • Gov. Malloy Enacts a Partial Ban on Pesticides, But It May Be Too Late For Connecticut Lobsters

    Gov. Malloy Enacts a Partial Ban on Pesticides, But It May Be Too Late For Connecticut Lobsters
    Stopping West Nile virus by killing baby mosquitoes, or saving Long Island Sound’s vanishing lobsters. It’s a debate that’s been going on for more than a decade and the pro-lobster brigade has finally won. Sort of. Some say it’...
  • CT's DNA Database: Some Officials Want State to Gather Genetic Evidence From Suspected Criminals

    CT's DNA Database: Some Officials Want State to Gather Genetic Evidence From Suspected Criminals
    Lately, federal and state courts have been coming down hard on the side of criminal case DNA testing. According to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, you don't even have to be convicted of anything to have a DNA swab taken. All the cops need is to...
  • Gov. Malloy Signs "Dark Money" Legislation Into Law: Welcome Back Corrupticut?

    Gov. Malloy Signs "Dark Money" Legislation Into Law: Welcome Back Corrupticut?
    Gov. Dannel Malloy Wednesday signed into law legislation that good government types are warning will bring "an influx of 'dark money' into our political system." In other words, welcome back Corrupticut. Malloy issued a statement blaming his action...
  • Connecticut Leaves Businesses Vulnerable

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry made a splash by arriving in Connecticut on the wings of an advertising blitz declaring the Lone Star State "Open for Business." Perry wants Connecticut businesses to move to Texas. There's nothing new in governors alighting in other...
  • 'Someone Else' Edges Into Governor's Race

    Ali and Frazier fought three times and, in the last bout, each fighter ushered the other to the threshold of unbearable agony, so that when Frazier's corner threw in the towel before the 15th round, it was effectively speaking for everybody. That...