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Gov. Dan Malloy appears at Union Station - New Haven, CT - Apr 26, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Dan Malloy Sending Layoff Notices To 4,742 Connecticut State Workers

Malloy says his administration needs to begin the process of laying off thousands because a two-year, $2 billion labor savings deal has not yet been reached.

05/10/2011

Amtrak's Acela Express (credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

New York Gets $354.4 Million For High-Speed Rail Projects

The Big Apple has been granted a chunk of $2 billion that was rejected by the Sunshine State for three projects that will advance New York’s high-speed rail plans.

05/09/2011

Gov. Dan Malloy signs the new budget - Hartford, CT - May 4, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Signs $40.1 Billion Budget With Tax Hikes

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed his first budget into law, calling it tough, fair and honest.

05/04/2011

Connecticut State Capitol - Hartford, CT - File / Photo: Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.

Connecticut House Takes Up Tax Hike Budget Passed By Senate

The $40.1 billion budget attempts to tackle the state’s deficit with a combination of cuts, labor savings and wide-ranging tax hikes.

05/03/2011

Gov. Dan Malloy speaks at the UConn men's basketball championship parade - Hartford, CT - Apr 17, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy May Send Out Layoff Notices Next Week

The administration is looking into which state employees could soon receive layoff notices, preparing for the possibility that an agreement for labor savings can’t be reached.

04/27/2011

Mariano Cardoso (credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Governor Joins Fight To Keep Student From Being Deported To Mexico

Governor Dannel Malloy has joined the grass-roots campaign to stop federal officials from deporting 23-year-old Mariano Cardoso.

04/25/2011

Gov. Dan Malloy visits the offices of the Department of Administrative Services - Hartford, CT - Mar 24, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

If Budget Talks Fail, Connecticut Could Cut $1 Billion In Municipal Aid

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy’s budget plan counts on a billion dollars in union concessions per year over the next two years, and if talks break down, a billion dollar cut in municipal aid is possible.

04/13/2011

An Aston Martin Virage (file / credit: SEBASTIAN DERUNGS/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy’s Plan To Hike Luxury Tax Draws Ire In Greenwich

Some residents in Greenwich are not liking Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy’s proposal to raise the sales tax to 9.35 percent on expensive luxury cars.

04/11/2011

Gov. Dan Malloy is seen in Hartford, CT - Apr 4, 2011 (credit: Mike Shauck via Governor's Office)

Gov. Dan Malloy Prepares For Layoffs As Conn. Budget Talks Continue

This comes amid undertones that the talks with union leaders are not yielding the $1 billion in concessions Malloy is looking for this year.

04/08/2011

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Tri-State Area Would Suffer In Event Of Federal Government Shutdown

In New York City, where roughly 10 percent of revenue comes from Washington, thousands of locally-based federal workers would be furloughed.

04/07/2011

Gov. Dan Malloy is seen in Hartford, CT - Apr 4, 2011 - Photo: Mike Shauck via Governor's Office

CT Gov. Dan Malloy Has Contingency Plan If Budget Negotiations Fail

While talks continue between the administration and unionized state workers, Gov. Malloy has a back up plan just in case.

04/05/2011

Connecticut State Capitol - Hartford, CT - File / Photo: Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.

Connecticut Lawmakers Look At Ending Longevity Payments

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says Connecticut can no longer afford to make special payments to veteran state employees and believes the General Assembly should pass legislation addressing the twice-a-year longevity bonuses.

04/01/2011

An Ignition Interlock Device - File / Photo: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images

Bill Advances In CT For House Arrest, Ignition Interlocks For Low-Risk Offenders

Advocates of the bill, which passed the General Assembly’s Judiciary Committee on a 29-12 vote, said it could reduce state prison costs as well as the number of reoffenders.

03/31/2011

Gov. Dan Malloy tours flooding in New Milford, CT - Mar 8, 2011 - Photo: Governor's Office

Good Turnout At Gov. Dan Malloy Town Hall In Stamford

While a lot of people had a axe to grind or hoped to promote a special interest, others expressed a genuine interest in hearing the state of the state from the governor himself.

03/23/2011

An Amtrak Acela train is seen at the 30th Street Station - Philadelphia, PA - May 8, 2010 - Photo: Lisa Lake/Getty Images for Amtrak

CT Gov. Dan Malloy In DC Pushing For High-Speed Rail Funding

Malloy is seeking funds rejected by Florida for a planned commuter rail line between New Haven and Springfield, Massachusetts.

03/17/2011

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