Dan Malloy

Dave Warden shows off marijuana seen at a dispensery - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 19, 2009 (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Connecticut On Verge Of Decriminalizing Marijuana

The Connecticut Senate narrowly approved legislation on Saturday that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana.


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Connecticut House Passes Transgender Rights Bill

The bill would include “gender identity or expression” as a protected characteristic along with race, national origin, sex and other attributes under current state law. It now moves to the Senate.


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Connecticut State Workers Getting Details Of Labor Agreement That Saves Their Jobs

The tentative agreement calls for a new approach to health care, requiring workers to sign a form annually, promising to get yearly physicals and other age-appropriate tests.


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Gov. Dan Malloy’s Plan B Budget Would Cut West Nile Mosquito Testing In Connecticut

Summer is just over a month away and something to help keep us safe from mosquito-borne illness could be nixed.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.