Gov. Dannel P. Malloy

Connecticut State Capitol (credit: League of Women Voters of Connecticut, Inc.)

Panel To Discuss Safety Changes In Connecticut After Newtown Massacre

A panel was set to meet for the first time this week, after being ordered by Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to recommend possible changes to state laws and policies in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre.

01/20/2013

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

Malloy To Biden: Tighter Gun Control Is Needed

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has told Vice President Joe Biden he wants to see the federal government reinstate a ban on assault weapons, and outlaw high-capacity ammunition magazines in the wake of the Newtown school killings.

01/13/2013

Mourners gather inside the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting. (credit: Andrew Gombert-Pool/Getty Images)

Hundreds Pack Connecticut Churches For Prayer Vigils After Newtown Rampage

With the church filled to capacity, hundreds of people spilled outside, some of them holding hands in circles and saying prayers. Others lit prayer candles and sang “Silent Night.”

12/14/2012

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

State Of Emergency Declared In Connecticut For Hurricane Sandy

The State of Connecticut has declared a state of emergency as the Hurricane Sandy “Frankenstorm” approaches.

CBS New York–10/27/2012

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New State Law Allows Connecticut Consumers To Buy Alcohol On Sundays

A new state law takes effect this weekend, allowing retail alcohol sales on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at package stores. Supermarkets, which already sell beer, will also be able to sell beer on Sundays.

05/20/2012

An execution chamber is seen in Huntsville, TX - Jun 23, 2000 - Photo: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers

With Death Penalty Repealed, Conn. Lawmaker Concerned About Future Cases

The death penalty has been officially abolished for future cases in Connecticut, but Sen. John Kissel says the decision will only hinder the way the state deals with the most hardened and heinous of criminals.

04/26/2012

Connecticut State Capitol - Hartford, CT - File / Photo: Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.

Conn. Death Penalty Faces Second Vote In General Assembly

A bill that would abolish Connecticut’s death penalty for all future cases is facing its second vote in the General Assembly. Members of the state’s House of Representatives are scheduled to take up the legislation on Wednesday afternoon.

04/11/2012

An execution chamber is seen in Huntsville, TX - Jun 23, 2000 - Photo: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers

Conn. Death Penalty Repeal Bill Passes In Senate, Moves On To House

State senators voted 20-16 in favor of a death penalty repeal bill after about 11 hours of impassioned floor debate.

04/05/2012

Damage from Hurricane Irene is seen from a helicopter carrying Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Connecticut National Guard)

Malloy Shoots Down Suggestion About Irene Food Stamp Investigation

The lawyer for 17 Connecticut state employees suspected of fraudulently receiving federal aid after Hurricane Irene said workers who didn’t intend to break the law be allowed to repay money they received.

01/02/2012

A tree down in Ridgefield, CT on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Mass Transit Troubles Await Commuters After Rare October Snowstorm Continue Throughout Tri-State

More than three million people are without power in the Northeast after a massive and rare October snow storm hit the region on Saturday.

10/30/2011

Conn. Considers Raising Gas Tax Amid Rising Prices

Some Connecticut lawmakers are making a last-ditch effort to scrap a proposed three-cent-per-gallon increase in the gasoline tax.

04/30/2011

An execution chamber is seen in Huntsville, TX - Jun 23, 2000 - Photo: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers

CT Murder Victims’ Families Seek Death Penalty Repeal

Seventy-six people who have all lost loved ones to murder have signed a letter saying capital punishment in Connecticut offers a “false promise that goes unfilled.”

02/09/2011

Dan Malloy (Credit: Getty Images)

Malloy Receives 1,800 Pages Of Policy Ideas

A dozen policy working groups have presented Connecticut’s new governor with 1,800 pages of recommendations for helping the state out of an economic ditch.

01/10/2011

Dan Malloy (Credit: Getty Images)

Malloy E-Mail Triggers Ideas From Conn. Workers

State employees are providing some tips for Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy as he prepares to tackle a budget deficit projected to top $3 billion.

01/09/2011

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