Gov. Dannel Malloy
The website allows the public to submit testimony on several ideas being considered in the wake of the Newtown school shooting.
Among the initiatives being pushed by the panel are bans on body armor sales, background checks on ammunition purchases and background checks when firearm permits are renewed.
The driver’s licenses will provide temporary legal status for young motorists to obtain car registration and insurance, said Michael Lawlor, undersecretary for criminal justice policy and planning.
Gov. Dannel Malloy said he would be “deeply disappointed” if the allegation is true.
More than $20 million in federal aid has already been approved for Conn. residents and Malloy said the extension will help ensure that all residents and businesses that suffered damage in the storm will have enough time to get their applications in.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy gathered with other officials on the steps of the town hall as the bell rang in memory of each life lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School one week ago.
Mental health providers said they won’t be able to sustain any more funding cuts and some may be forced to stop providing critical services to those most vulnerable.
The memorial in the center of Newtown, Connecticut continues to grow by the minute with candles, flowers and people.
Police said the 27-year-old tried to distract gunman Adam Lanza. But when half of her class tried to run, that’s when police said Lanza opened fire.
Officials said Sunday that with the amount of ammunition Newtown elementary school massacre gunman Adam Lanza was carrying, he could have killed every student at the school.
Questionnaires will soon be handed out to drivers at rest stops along Interstate 84 in Hartford and Interstate 95 in the southwestern part of the state to analyze driving patterns.
The grant will allow the state to pay for roughly 120 new positions for up to 20 weeks for clean-up, demolition, repair, renovation and reconstruction of public structures and property damaged in the storm.
Comptroller Kevin Lembo now puts the shortfall at $415 million due to lower than expected revenues and overspending in Medicaid and social services. A spokesman said Gov. Dannel Malloy disagrees with the comptroller’s deficit projection, saying it is about 12 percent too high.
Govs. Cuomo, Christie and Malloy are teaming up in a regional effort to land nearly $83 billion in federal aid. Christie is expected to be in Washington on Thursday to press for aid, Cuomo said.
The governor’s office announced plans to release updated budget projections on Nov. 20 but has already ruled out any further tax hikes.