Gov. Dan Malloy

Gov. Dan Malloy signs  Sandy Hook Workers Assistance Fund bill into law March 12, 2013 (credit: Gov. Malloy Twitter)

Malloy Approves Fund For Sandy Hook First Responders And Workers

The money for the Sandy Hook Workers Assistance Fund is raised privately through citizens and corporations.

03/12/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy visited students, teachers and administrators at Betances Early Reading Lab School in Hartford - March 1, 2013 (credit: Governor's Office)

Poll: Gov. Malloy’s Approval Rating On The Rise

The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows Gov. Dan Malloy with an approval rating of 48 percent, his highest since taking office.

03/12/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Malloy Pushes Gun Control Proposals At Stop In Stamford

Malloy called for immediately banning high-capacity ammunition magazines, requiring background checks for the transfer of any firearm and expanding the state’s assault weapons ban.

02/26/2013

Rep. Bill Pascrell in Moonachie, N.J. - Feb. 25, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

Local Lawmakers Warn Of Budget Cuts If Deal Not Reached In Washington By Friday

The $85 billion budget-cutting mechanism could affect everything from commercial flights to classrooms to meat inspections.

02/25/2013

Joe Biden speaks at gun control conference in Danbury, Conn. on Feb. 21, 2013. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Vice President Biden Speaks At Gun Violence Conference In Danbury

Vice President Joe Biden was among the officials in Danbury on Thursday looking into ways to reduce gun violence in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

02/21/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Gov. Malloy Unveils Own Gun Proposals; Calls For Immediate Ban Of High-Capacity Ammo Magazines

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday called for immediately banning high-capacity ammunition magazines, requiring background checks for the transfer of any firearm and expanding the state’s assault weapons ban.

02/21/2013

Bridgeport Street Feb. 12 (CBS 2)

Bridgeport, Conn., Residents Furious They Are Still Snowed In 4 Days Later

Streets remain blocked. Some residents remain snow-bound. Even main drags are choked with ice and snowpack. Some suggested Tuesday they’d be better off anywhere else.

02/12/2013

A snow-covered street near St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport - Feb. 11, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

The Big Dig Continues In Connecticut; 2 Found Dead In Snow-Covered Car

Monday proved to be a snow day in Connecticut, mostly because people had the same problem they had on Saturday and Sunday. They couldn’t get anywhere.

02/11/2013

Snow falls at the Westport, Conn. Metro-North Railroad station - Feb. 8, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Thousands In Conn. Without Power; Motor Vehicle Travel Ban In Effect

More than 23,000 customers were left without power in Connecticut Friday night after snowstorm winds picked up.

02/08/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Conn. Gov. Dan Malloy Pushes Economic Recovery In Second Budget

Gov. Dan Malloy unveiled the second, two-year budget of his administration on Wednesday, promising to move Connecticut closer to recovery from the national recession by continuing investments in education and job development.

02/06/2013

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

Conn. St. Rep. Looks To Extend Benefits For Newtown First Responders

“Some of these local law enforcement people, they used a good part of their sick days and now they’re somewhat frustrated,” St. Rep. Steve Dargan told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau.

02/04/2013

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Gov. Malloy Has Plan For UConn To Spur More Scientists

One of the biggest complaints Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy says he hears as he tours industries and businesses is that the state is not producing the kinds of college graduates to meet the needs of its employers.

01/31/2013

Participants with One Million Moms for Gun Control, march across the Brooklyn Bridge - Jan. 21, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: Connecticut Teachers Want Stricter Gun Laws

In the wake of the Newtown massacre, the Connecticut Education Association polled public school teachers about gun laws and the results were definitive.

01/28/2013

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy (Photo credit: ANDREW GOMBERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Warns Of ‘Tough Cuts’ In Connecticut State Budget

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was in Stamford this week, talking plainly about what the state can expect in the budget in a couple of weeks.

01/26/2013

Flowers and balloons are viewed in front of the Sandy Hook School December 16, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Hears Testimony From Columbine, Va. Tech Experts

A panel of experts charged by Conn. Gov. Dan Malloy is meeting Thursday to review state laws and policies in the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.

01/24/2013

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