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Connecticut St. Rep. Larry Cafero - File / Photo: Larry Cafero

CT Republicans Get To Work With Democratic Governor

What’s the overall tone of Connecticut Republicans as they get to work with their new Democratic governor, Dan Malloy? Upbeat, says State House GOP leader Larry Cafero.

01/06/2011

Dan Malloy and his wife Cathy are seen on inauguration day - Hartford, CT - Jan 5, 2011 - AP Photo/Journal Inquirer, Jim Michaud

It’s Time For Dan Malloy To Govern Connecticut

Dan Malloy has called for a shared sacrifice to solve the state’s financial woes, and now state policymakers will need to decide who all will be sacrificing what.

01/06/2011

Governor-Elect Dan Malloy is seen with running mate Nancy Wyman arrive for a news conference - Hartford, CT - Nov 8, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill

Dan Malloy Being Sworn-In As CT Governor Today

Dannel Patrick Malloy, former Stamford mayor, will become CT’s 88th governor and first Democrat to hold the job in two decades when he is sworn in Wednesday.

01/05/2011

Ridgefield, CT - File / Photo: Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce

Connecticut Municipalities Brace For Cuts Under Malloy

As a former candidate for governor, Ridgefield First Selectman Rudy Marconi knows Connecticut’s $4 billion deficit will mean higher taxes and local revenue cuts.

01/04/2011

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo stands on stage in the park with his girlfriend, Food Network host Sandra Lee, following his announcement that he is running for the Governor of New York on May 22, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cuomo To Swear In Two Hours Early

Gov.-Elect Andrew Cuomo is hitting the ground running as he prepares to start his new job on Jan. 1, 2011. He’s even getting an early start. Cuomo will take the oath of office two hours early at 10 p.m. on Friday.

12/31/2010

Fairfield, CT - File / Photo: Town of Fairfield

Malloy To Show Fairfield Co. Some Love As Gov.

When Dan Malloy was elected governor of Connecticut, there was an enthusiastic show of thumbs up from members of the business community in Fairfield County.

12/27/2010

Gov. M. Jodi Rell is seen at a Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast - Cromwell, CT - Dec 13, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill

Jodi Rell Reflects On Six Years As CT Governor

On January 5, 2011, Jodi Rell leaves the Connecticut state capitol and Dan Malloy takes over as governor.

12/23/2010

Governor-Elect Dan Malloy is seen with running mate Nancy Wyman arrive for a news conference - Hartford, CT - Nov 8, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill

Malloy Pledges Job Growth, Focuses On Fairfield County

The latest figures show Connecticut added 2,500 new jobs in November, a sign of hope for a state that’s stands last in the nation in job growth.

12/17/2010

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Unemployment Remark Sparks Partisan Fuss In NJ

Democratic leaders who demanded that the top Assembly Republican apologize may have gotten more than they asked for.

12/16/2010

Governor-Elect Dan Malloy is seen with running mate Nancy Wyman arrive for a news conference - Hartford, CT - Nov 8, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill

Governor-Elect Dan Malloy Looks For Agency Heads

The Democrat said that the departments of Transportation, Education, Social Services and Environmental Protection are too important make a rushed decision.

12/08/2010

Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo is seen on the Westchester County side of the Tappan Zee Bridge - Nov 15, 2010 - Photo: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880

Gov-Elect Cuomo Tours Aging Tappan Zee Bridge

Navigating the mighty Hudson, Cuomo was taken underneath the Tappan Zee Bridge to check out the aging structure from the side that most people don’t see.

11/15/2010

Dan Malloy (Credit: Getty Images)

Democratic Governor To Change Hartford Dynamic

State lawmakers are predicting a dramatic change at Connecticut’s Capitol when Dan Malloy takes office in January.

11/13/2010

Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Monmouth Junction, NJ - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Poll: Voters Like Christie As Gov, Not President

The Quinnipiac University Poll released Tuesday finds Christie’s job approval rating at 51 percent, but only 24 percent think he’d be good in the White House.

11/09/2010

Gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley speaks - Hartford, CT - Nov 5, 2010 - Photo: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880

Democrat Malloy Officially Wins Conn. Governor’s Race

Dan Malloy has defeated Republican Tom Foley to become the first Democrat in two decades to be elected governor of Connecticut.

11/05/2010

Dan Malloy shakes hands with supporters - Hartford, CT - Nov 3, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill and Tom Foley greets supporters - Greenwich, CT - Nov 3, 2010 - AP Photo/Fred Beckham

Conn. Secretary Of State: I Have No Answers On Gov Race

There was election drama in Connecticut on Thursday. Two days after residents cast their votes, they’re still waiting for word on who will be their next governor.

11/04/2010

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