Gov. Dannel Malloy
Lower than anticipated revenue is to blame, according to Office of Policy and Management Secretary Benjamin Barnes.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg ripped the U.S. Senate for failing to pass a bipartisan effort to expand background checks. The measure was defeated on Wednesday, failing to garner the 60 votes necessary to block a Republican-led filibuster.
Gov. Dannel Malloy is set to participate in a parade and rally honoring the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team for bagging a record-tying eighth NCAA title.
Debate among lawmakers in Washington to implement tighter national gun laws has effectively stalled. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), who has worked both sides of the aisle on the issue, said Republicans are unwilling to consider even the basics.
Adam Lanza’s shocking attack took place 11 days before Christmas, and search warrants show his mother was going to give him a gift — of yet another gun — to add to his arsenal of firearms, knives and swords
Adam Lanza, it seems, viewed Sandy Hook Elementary School as a video game, and that the children were easy points. His meticulous research of previous mass killings was laid out on a seven-foot long spreadsheet.
The money for the Sandy Hook Workers Assistance Fund is raised privately through citizens and corporations.
John Hohenwarter, an NRA state liaison, said the group decided to help organize the “lobby day” because there’s an accumulation of “made-for-TV lawmaking, not good policy.”
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy on Saturday was reminding residents of the state who need help paying winter heating bills that there is still time to apply for federal energy assistance benefits.
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.
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.
Roads across the Northeast were impassable and cars were entombed by snow drifts on Saturday. Some people found the snow packed so high against their homes they couldn’t get their doors open.
A travel ban was lifted in Connecticut after 24 hours of orders to stay off the roads, but cleanup was far from over Saturday afternoon following the blizzard that left more than 3 feet of snow in some parts of the state.
The blizzard overnight was blamed for at least three deaths in Connecticut, according to published reports.
However, the governor did say evening and midnight shift employees should report to work as normal on Friday.