Connecticut Governor Pitches Highway Tolls, Gas Tax IncreaseConnecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has proposed reinstating highway tolls and increasing the state gas tax by 7 cents to help pay for improvements and maintenance to roads and bridges.
Connecticut Governor Warns State's Transportation Fund In Dire SituationGov. Dannel P. Malloy sounded the alarm Thursday about the projected insolvency of Connecticut's transportation account.
Connecticut Gov. Malloy Vows To Veto GOP-Backed Budget PlanThe House voted 78-72 early Saturday to approve the $40.7 billion plan. Six Democrats were swayed to support it.
Connecticut Becomes Seventh State To Ban Conversion TherapyGov. Dannel P. Malloy signed legislation into law Wednesday, barring paid health care providers from engaging in the practice to change a minor's sexual orientation or gender identity.
Connecticut Governor Warns Possible State Worker Layoffs LoomingChris McClure, a spokesman for the Democratic governor's budget office, says the first of approximately 1,100 workers could receive notices by the end of this week.
'This Is A Pretty Nasty Storm:' Malloy Urges Conn. Residents To Stay Off RoadsOfficials say Connecticut could face up to 18 inches of snow Thursday, as a fast-moving storm sweeps through the area.
Connecticut Officials Make Hartford Pitch To Islanders OwnersFour days after Bloomberg reported that Brooklyn's Barclays Center is preparing to evict the Islanders, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy and Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin sent a letter to the team's owners suggesting Hartford's XL Center as a temporary -- or perhaps permanent -- home.
Connecticut Lawmaker Proposes Legalization Of Recreational MarijuanaConn. Senator Martin Looney says approving recreational marijuana sales could generate up to $50 million in tax revenue annually for the state.
Malloy Bans State-Funded Travel To North Carolina Over Transgender Bathroom BillThe ban is in response to a bill signed by Gov. McCrory that invalidates an order allowing people to use restrooms aligned with their gender identity.
Connecticut Lawmakers Wrangle Budget As $900M Deficit LoomsConnecticut is expected to face a $900 million deficit in the new fiscal year, which begins on July 1.
Connecticut Lawmakers Call For Tough Measures To End State SpendingBy next year, the ever-rising budget in Connecticut could easily reach half a billion dollars and two years after that, as high as $4 billion.
Connecticut To Block Gun Sales To Those On No-Fly ListThe Democratic governor said that his order would make Connecticut the first state to do so and that state officials are working with the federal government to get access to the lists.

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