Gov. Dan Malloy
The chairman of a panel created by Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to recommend public safety changes in the wake of the Newtown school shooting says the group hopes to have final recommendations approved by next month.
The Tri-State area is facing a bitter cold day as a ferocious storm dumped massive piles of snow on parts of upstate New York.
With Gov. Malloy’s announcement Monday, Connecticut became the first state to outline a cybersecurity plan in conjunction with the utilities.
The Democrat made the announcement Friday following a meeting of the State Bond Commission. Malloy previously said he would unveil his decision after the legislative session adjourns in May.
The state legislature passed the measure on Wednesday. Under the law, the minimum wage will increase annually until it reaches $10.10 an hour in 2017.
In a tribute to Lou Rell, the Connecticut Republican Party said he served the nation as a Navy pilot and the state as the governor’s spouse. He was 73.
Gov. Malloy said Friday the state DOT has deferred its expected deliveries of salt until all the 88 cities and towns that obtain their salt under the state’s contract receive what they need.
Mayor Mark Boughton announced in August he had formed a committee to explore a possible run for governor. He said he wanted to spend several months “testing the waters” before deciding.
Connecticut government offices were opening at 9:30 a.m. for non-essential state employees. But the governor downplayed any excitement over the winter storm. “You know what this is? It’s called winter,” Malloy said.
The office of the chief state’s attorney said Friday the report will not include the entire evidence file, which runs hundreds of pages.
On Veterans Day, Americans across the nation are honoring the sacrifices and service of the nation’s armed forces with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies and other events.
Gov. Dan Malloy said Metro-North commuters can expect a “very reduced schedule” on Monday compared with a normal peak period. Trains are expected to run at 50 percent capacity on the New Haven line.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he’s expecting a plan from the Metropolitan Transit Authority and Metro-North Railroad to reimburse Connecticut commuters for the lack of service caused by a failed high-voltage feeder cable.
Tens of thousands of commuters traveling into and out of New York City are scrambling to devise alternative routes after a power failure on Metro-North’s New Haven line brought service to a creep.
On Wednesday morning, Mayor Mark Boughton sent out a cryptic, Bruce Springsteen-inspired tweet that said, “Tramps like us — Baby we were born to run.”