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.
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.
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.
Malloy is seeking funds rejected by Florida for a planned commuter rail line between New Haven and Springfield, Massachusetts.
It’s been a long time coming for Connecticut commuters. The first set of long-awaited new commuter rail cars have begun running on the New Haven Line of Metro-North Railroad.
It’s something that hasn’t happened in Connecticut for decades.
While other governors are waging tense battles with state employees, proposing deep spending cuts and taking no-tax-increase pledges to cover their budget shortfalls, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is taking a different tack.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says Connecticut cannot sustain the wage, health care and pension benefits awarded to state employees.
Nearly every Connecticut resident will pay more in taxes under the budget being proposed this week by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
It seems that things have gotten better on Metro-North’s New Haven Line this week.
Seventy-six people who have all lost loved ones to murder have signed a letter saying capital punishment in Connecticut offers a “false promise that goes unfilled.”
Gov. Malloy’s legal counsel was reviewing Monday whether a top aide to the governor violated privacy laws by releasing to a columnist a list of low-number license plates.
A call for universal sacrifice is the way Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy characterizes his budget.
“This has been quite the experience,” Gov. Dan Malloy said in a radio interview Wednesday.
Once again, transportation in Connecticut has become a major headache as another storm dumped more than a foot of snow on the state.