Dannel Malloy

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Connecticut Lawmaker Looks To Derail Proposal Allowing Eminent Domain Near Bus, Train Stations

Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton, stumbled upon Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposal to transfer all local authority regarding land near the stations to the state while she was going over the transportation budget with a fine-tooth comb.

03/17/2015

FILE -- Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Scramble After Budget Miscalculation

Ben Barnes, the governor’s budget chief, acknowledged Tuesday that Malloy’s proposal for the new fiscal year beginning July 1 exceeds the state’s constitutional cap on spending by about $55 million.

02/25/2015

FILE -- Traffic moves slowly through a snowstorm along I-95 in Westport, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Look To Fund Malloy’s Transportation Overhaul

Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton, a member of the Transportation Committee, believes one way to kick it off is for lawmakers to shut the door on funding pet projects in their districts.

02/23/2015

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Connecticut Business Leaders Look To Jump-Start Malloy’s Transportation Plan

Joe McGee of the Business Council of Fairfield County said the federal government should feel compelled to contribute.

02/19/2015

The exterior of Sandy Hook Elementary School after the massacre on Dec. 14, 2012. (Credit: Danbury State's Attorney)

Newtown Panel Issues Recommendations After Sandy Hook School Shooting

Some of the recommendations, especially those focusing on gun control, were included in an interim report in 2013 that called for ensuring classroom doors can be locked from the inside and limits on ammunition purchases.

02/12/2015

FILE -- Traffic moves slowly through a snowstorm along I-95 in Westport, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut GOP Offers Plan To Fund Transportation Overhaul

Republican legislators are proposing a 30-year, $37.4 billion plan to pay for a proposed overhaul of Connecticut’s transportation system without resurrecting tolls.

02/11/2015

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Malloy’s Transportation Agenda Includes Widening I-84 In Danbury

At a news conference Thursday in Danbury, Malloy said he will unveil a five-year ramp-up plan with a 25-year construction phase, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.

01/22/2015

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Metro-North Says On-Time Performance Won’t Meet Goal

The president of Metro-North Railroad has told Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that the commuter rail line cannot reach its target of 95 percent on-time service.

12/02/2014

FILE -- People vote in Conn. (credit: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

2 Hartford Poll Sites Stay Open Late Following Delays

The polls were open just minutes on Election Day when problems surfaced in Hartford, delaying voters, including Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

11/04/2014

Joe Visconti (credit: Joe Visconti for Governor Facebook Page)

Joe Visconti Drops Out Of Connecticut Governor’s Race

Conservative petitioning candidate Joe Visconti has dropped out of the Connecticut governor’s race and thrown his support to Republican Tom Foley in a last-minute effort to defeat Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

11/02/2014

FILE -- President Barack Obama and Gov. Dannel Malloy have lunch together at Cafe Beauregard in New Britain, Conn., on March 5, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Obamas Hitting Connecticut To Campaign For Gov. Dannel Malloy

The president’s wife is scheduled to appear Thursday at an afternoon campaign rally in New Haven for Malloy. President Barack Obama is slated to headline another rally Sunday afternoon in Bridgeport.

10/30/2014

Connecticut gubernatorial candidates Dannel Malloy, left, and Tom Foley (credit: Getty Images)

Poll: Malloy, Foley Tied Less Than Week Before Connecticut Governor Vote

The undecided voters will be key in deciding the race, said Douglas Schwartz, director of the Quinnipiac poll.

10/29/2014

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Report: Yale Research Students To Voluntarily Sequester Themselves Following Trip From Liberia

Two Yale University doctoral students returning from West Africa are taking extra precautions to ensure that they did not contract the Ebola virus while traveling.

10/03/2014

A policeman keeps vigil inside a subway station in New York on September 25, 2014.  (Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Increases Policing After Subway Plot Report

Bag inspections were being set up at some subway stations, more bomb-sniffing dogs and surveillance teams were deployed and officers were working overtime and doing extra checks of subway stations.

09/26/2014

Stefan Pryor

Connecticut Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor Stepping Down

Connecticut’s Education Commissioner is stepping down and Gov. Malloy has chosen Stefan Pryor as the new education commissioner.

08/19/2014

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