Gov. Dan Malloy
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.
The existing parking garage, which has over 700 spaces, went up back in the 1980s, but seems to be slowly turning into a pile of gravel, WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane reported.
Just days before the holiday weekend, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy vetoed a bill that would have allowed all-terrain vehicles at state parks and beaches.
Parts of Connecticut’s law addressing the Newtown school massacre, including the creation of new credentials to purchase long guns and ammunition, took effect Monday.
Poll Director Doug Schwartz told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau that only 44 percent of those questioned said Malloy deserves to be reelected, while 46 said he doesn’t deserve it.
Though some matches are currently permitted at Connecticut’s Indian-run casinos, national promoters and venues in Hartford and Bridgeport have campaigned for years to host the fights.
The negotiated bipartisan legislation came after days of closed-door talks and speculation about whether an agreement could be reached before the Wednesday’s midnight adjournment.
The House voted 89-53, with eight lawmakers not voting, to pass the bill. The vote came nearly a week after the state Senate approved the legislation.
The state Senate approved legislation early Thursday that would allow immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses regardless of their legal statuses.
Gov. Dan Malloy announced the first round of funding on Friday for the competitive grant program included in the General Assembly’s response to the Newtown shooting.
Downloading e-books, music from iTunes, or apps for your phone could become expensive for folks in Connecticut.
Limited Metro-North Railroad and full Amtrak train service resumed at around 3 p.m. Tuesday between New York and New Haven, according to the MTA.
The prince won his match at the Greenwich Polo Club to benefit Sentebale, the charity he co-founded to help poor children and AIDS orphans in the small African nation of Lesotho.
WCBS 880 is beginning a weekly series – One Tank Trips – focusing on destinations you can get to by car and in one day. We’ll have a new installment every Wednesday through October.
A proposal in Connecticut to expand access to driver’s licenses to immigrants regardless of their legal status has received the support of the governor, legislative leaders and mayors from across the state.