Dan Malloy

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Health Care Provision Could Derail MMA in Connecticut

A provision making promoters liable for fighters’ health care costs is threatening to derail plans to expand mixed martial arts events in Connecticut.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–06/07/2013

Governor Dannel Malloy (Courtesy House Democrats)

Lawmakers Tackle Budget-Related Bills

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Connecticut lawmakers are taking up bills that spell out details of the new two-year, $44 billion state budget bill that awaits Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s signature. By a vote of 93-48, the […]


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Connecticut Labor Deal Ratification Unlikely Until June

Connecticut’s tentative agreement with state employee union leaders that would save $1.6 billion on labor costs is not expected to be ratified until after the General Assembly adjourns June 8.


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Governor ‘Hopeful’ Of Labor Deal

Gov. Dannel Malloy says he’s still hopeful a labor savings deal can be reached with the state employee unions, even though time is quickly running out for an agreement.


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Democratic State Budget Passes Committees

The two Democratic-controlled budget committees have approved an approximate two-year, $40 billion budget compromise they reached with their party’s governor.



Panel Votes To Raise Taxes By $1.5 Billion

The Democratic-controlled tax-writing committee has approved about $1.5 billion in tax increases for next fiscal year.


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GOP Leader: Stop Employee Payments

The Republican leader of the Connecticut Senate is calling on Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to support efforts to end the practice of making special payments for longevity on the job to veteran state employees.


S&C with Ron Pugilese 1/4

S&C talk with Ron Pugilese, the president of the East Hartford Chamber of Commerce.


Let the New Year Begin!

Tom Dudchick of CTCapitolreport.com Joins Ray on this first Day of the new year to give a look ahead and a look back.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–01/03/2011

S&C with Mark Pazniokas 12/15

S&C chat with Mark Pazniokas about what Governor-elect Dan Malloy is doing to get ready to enter office.