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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.

23 hours ago

Connecticut GOP gubernatorial candidates Tom Foley, left, and John McKinney (credits: Getty Images and Sen. John McKinney's Office)

Connecticut Republicans Pick Tom Foley As Malloy’s November Challenger

The contest between Greenwich businessman Tom Foley and Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield for the GOP nomination is the marquee race in this year’s primary.

08/12/2014

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

Federal Request To House Migrant Children In Conn. Denied

The federal government is looking for housing following a recent surge in unaccompanied children crossing the border illegally.

07/16/2014

Heroin overdose kit (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy Signs Bill Allowing Good Samaritans To Use Heroin-Overdose Antidote

Malloy’s signature extends the state’s Good Samaritan law to first responders and providers of the life-saving drug.

06/17/2014

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy meets with MTA officials about the WALK bridge on June 9, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Gov. Malloy, MTA To Review Bridge That Failed Twice In 2 Weeks, Delaying Metro-North Commuters

“There is no doubt that we are now seeing the effects of decades of neglect when it comes to investing in our infrastructure,” Malloy said.

06/09/2014

The Connecticut Huskies band performs during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Special Metro-North Train For UConn Fans Heading To NCAA Game

Gov. Dannel Malloy said the Metro-North will have an extra New Haven Line train on Sunday for fans to travel to and from Madison Square Garden.

03/29/2014

Barnegat Bay Frozen Over (Credit: Robert Burnaford )

Record-Breaking Bitter Cold, Dangerous Wind Chills Envelop Tri-State

The high in New York City Tuesday is expected to be 10 degrees, but wind chills will make it feel more like minus 10.

01/07/2014

Metro-North Railroad

Connecticut Commuter Watchdog Group Gets Off To Rough Start

A Connecticut commuter watchdog group doesn’t have much bite, its former chairman says.

01/07/2014

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

Malloy Picks NYC Prisons Chief As Public Safety Commissioner

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy named New York City’s top prison official Monday as the state’s next public safety commissioner and the first woman to hold the job.

01/06/2014

Sandy Hook School

Malloy Asks For Houses Of Worship To Toll Bells For Sandy Hook Victims

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is calling for houses of worship to mark the first anniversary of the Newtown school shooting by ringing their bells 26 times — once for each of the victims killed inside Sandy Hook Elementary School.

12/08/2013

Sailors assigned to Naval Submarine Base New London place sandbags around key points of the power plant August 26, 2011 in Groton, Connecticut. (Photo by Peter D. Blair/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Connecticut Gov. Malloy To Deploy Troops, Urges Drivers To Stay Off Roads

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy wants drivers to stay off the roads. Officials are considering a traffic ban on state highways as Hurricane Irene barrels toward New England.

08/27/2011

Lawmaker’s Lawsuit May Challenge Conn. Budget

A state senator’s legal challenge of a little-known fee on many Connecticut electric bills could create yet another massive hole in the state’s already deficit-plagued budget, should the tea party-backed lawmaker win in court.

03/27/2011

Credit: Michael Curtin

Conn. Gov. Seeks Expanded Snow Disaster Aid

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says a disaster declaration by President Barack Obama will help Connecticut’s cities and towns fill holes in their budgets left by record-setting snowfall this winter.

03/04/2011

Dan Malloy (Credit: Getty Images)

Conn. Lawmakers To Hear From More Malloy Picks

Connecticut lawmakers will hear from more of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s nominees for top state positions, the first step in the confirmation process.

01/23/2011