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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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  • Healthy School Lunches Pay For Themselves Many Times Over

    In the current political climate of shrinking budgets and ruthless spending cuts, there is a great emphasis placed on the ballooning costs of our health care system. As Gov. Dannel P. Malloy moves to slash grants to hospitals and reduce large-scale public...
  • Earned Income Tax Credit A Subsidy Rife With Fraud

    Connecticut's Earned Income Tax Credit, established at the behest of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy two years ago, is the height of fiscal irresponsibility and ignorance and doubled down on taxpayer-financed fraud already documented at the federal level. In...
  • Wage Hike Will Hurt Young Workers, Small Businesses

    Unemployment among Connecticut residents under 25 years old has risen more than any other group since 2007, according to the state Department of Labor. The next steepest increase has been among workers ages 25 to 34. In other words, the state's economy...
  • Do You Trust State Leaders With The Lights Out?

    People, there is a war going on against sunshine and clean government laws. It's coming on the heels of a 5th District congressional race marred by multiple scandals tainting both Democrats and Republicans. We ought to be screaming for tougher rules and...
  • State Officials Ignore Ethics Office At Their Peril

    Connecticut government officials often fail to seek ethics opinions in advance of doing something that lands them in hot water. Connecticut has an excellent Office of State Ethics to help officials deal with potential conflicts of interest, and to...
  • Cutting Tax Credit Socks It To Hard-Working Poor

    Cutting Tax Credit Socks It To Hard-Working Poor
    Just two years ago, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed, and Connecticut adopted, a state Earned Income Tax Credit, known as EITC, to help hard-working parents meet their basic needs and keep their families out of poverty. In its first year, that credit helped...
  • Privilege Penchant Still Dogging Katz

    Please allow me to take a moment to begin this column with a few words of appreciation for sharp-eyed readers who add to my knowledge of a subject after I've written a column about it. Thank you also for helping to shine a light on some of the murkier...
  • McKinney: 'Dishonest' Budget Will Be Exposed

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget is the most dishonest I've seen in my 15 years in the General Assembly. I say that because there are so many areas where his rhetoric doesn't match the reality of his proposal. He claims, for example, $1.8 billion in cuts,...
  • Connecticut Shows Way To Safer Ground On Guns

    Connecticut Shows Way To Safer Ground On Guns
    The Connecticut General Assembly defied the cynics this week, passing the strongest and most comprehensive gun safety law in the country. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who on Dec. 14 personally told the parents of 20 Sandy Hook Elementary School children that...
  • Derailment's Impact Shows Success Of Metro-North

    Derailment's Impact Shows Success Of Metro-North
    Joni Mitchell, in her famous lyric, sang: "Don't it always seem to go, that you don't know what you've got till it's gone." This was my first thought when I read about the derailment of the Metro-North commuter train near Bridgeport on May 17. Would the...
  • Gun Bill Silent On City Problems

    Some have asked why I voted no on the gun control bill Wednesday night. My "no" vote had nothing to do with what's in the bill because I agree with 95 percent of the content. My problem is what is missing from the bill. The cities in Connecticut...
  • Unblinking Red-Light Cameras Just The Ticket

    When was the last time you were caught red-handed? The phrase, which originated in medieval Scotland, refers to having been caught with blood on your hands after committing a murder or poaching game. Since then, it's become a popular allusion for...