Gov. Dan Malloy

Snow in Buffalo, NY on Nov. 19, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Bitter Cold Sweeps Across Tri-State Area As Upstate New York Deals With Massive Snow

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.

11/19/2014

Thermostat (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Conn. Launches Cybersecurity Plan To Keep Utilities Safe From Attack

With Gov. Malloy’s announcement Monday, Connecticut became the first state to outline a cybersecurity plan in conjunction with the utilities.

04/15/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (credit: Connecticut Governor's Office)

Gov. Malloy Announces He’ll Seek Re-Election

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.

03/28/2014

Gov. Dannel Malloy (D-Conn) (file/credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Malloy Signs Nation’s First Law To Institute $10.10 An Hour Minimum Wage

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.

03/27/2014

Former Conn. Gov. M. Jodi Rell (file/credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for 20th Century Fox)

Former Conn. Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s Husband Dies Of Cancer

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.

03/23/2014

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

Malloy: State Will Help Local Communities Facing Road Salt Shortage

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.

02/14/2014

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton  (credit: Danbury Mayor's Office)

Danbury Mayor Throws His Hat Into Ring For Gubernatorial Race

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.

01/08/2014

Gov. Dan Malloy is seen at his inauguration - Hartford, CT - Jan 5, 2011 - Photo: Governor's Office

Gov. Malloy: Connecticut Avoids ‘Big Snow Event,’ But Cold A Real Concern

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.

01/03/2014

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Investigation Report To Be Released Monday

The office of the chief state’s attorney said Friday the report will not include the entire evidence file, which runs hundreds of pages.

11/22/2013

Members of the New York State National Guard carry a large flag during the annual Veterans Day Parade Novermber 11, 2013 in New York. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Veterans Day Events Across Tri-State Area Honor Military For Service

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.

11/11/2013

New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Delays Snarl Metro-North Commuters For 6th Day

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.

09/30/2013

New Haven line commuters wait for a train on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Malloy Wants Plan To Compensate Metro-North Commuters

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.

09/27/2013

New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Malloy: ‘Catastrophic Failure’ On Metro-North New Haven Line

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.

09/26/2013

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton (credit: Danbury Mayor's Office)

Danbury Mayor ‘Testing The Waters’ For Possible Gubernatorial Run

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.”

08/14/2013

Conn. St. Sen. John McKinney (credit: Senator's Office)

Connecticut Senate Republican Leader John McKinney Announces Run For Governor

John McKinney, the Republican leader of the state Senate, announced Tuesday he is running for governor in 2014, saying he hopes to restore fiscal prosperity to Connecticut.

07/23/2013

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