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Governor Dannel Malloy WTIC photo by Brett Leiter

Teacher Union Backs Malloy Despite Hard Feelings

Facing a tough re-election battle, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy appears to be making some strides toward mending fences with Connecticut teachers who’ve been angered by remarks he made about tenure and the roll-out of his public education initiative.

09/29/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy at Gubernatorial Election Forum on Transportation (Courtesy CT-N)

Malloy Heading To California For Fundraising

Representatives for Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy say he’s traveling to California for political fundraising, but are not providing any details of the trip.

09/17/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy (Christopher Capoozziello/Getty Images) Tom Foley (Tom Woike/Pool/Getty Images)

Q-Poll: Jobs Woes Give Foley 6-Point Lead On Malloy

A statewide poll shows Republican Tom Foley leading Gov. Dannel P. Malloy by six percentage points as voters give the challenger high marks on the key issues of jobs and the economy and government spending.

09/10/2014

People line up at state public safety offices in Middletown to register firearms and some kinds of magazines. (Courtesy Senator Joe Markley, Rep. Rob Sampson)

Failure To Register Assault Weapons A Misdemeanor, Not A Felony

Under Connecticut’s new gun control law, gun owners who failed to register their now-banned assault weapons by a January deadline could face a misdemeanor charge if caught, not a felony as described by Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley during a debate.

08/28/2014

Demonstrators march to the Hartford Police Department, to call for charges to be dropped against an 18-year-old hit by an officer's stun gun. Chief James Rovella walked with demonstrators, and spoke to them in the lobby of the police department. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Police Union Slams Governor, Chief On Taser Responses

Without mentioning Governor Dannel Malloy by name, the Hartford Police Union today said it is sickened by him and other “so called leaders who rush to judgement in any incident without knowing the facts.”

08/28/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy (Christopher Capoozziello/Getty Images) Tom Foley (Tom Woike/Pool/Getty Images)

Debate Number 1

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican businessman Tom Foley officially kicked off their gubernatorial rematch with a feisty debate on Wednesday night, clashing over guns and who is best equipped to grow jobs and improve Connecticut’s economy.

08/27/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy (Christopher Capoozziello/Getty Images) Tom Foley (Tom Woike/Pool/Getty Images)

Malloy-Foley To Debate

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican businessman Tom Foley are meeting in their first debate of the 2014 election for Connecticut governor.

08/25/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy and Vice President Joe Biden at Goodwin College in East Hartford.  Photo by WTICs Matt Dwyer.

Biden Lends Political Help To Malloy’s Re-election Bid

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy received praise and likely financial help on Wednesday from Vice President Joe Biden, who lauded his fellow Democrat as “an incredibly innovative governor” who deserves a second term.

08/20/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Governor Makes Newtown Response A Campaign issue

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is making a campaign issue of his handling of the 2012 mass school shooting in Newtown, using it as he seeks a second term to highlight his leadership during difficult times.

08/04/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents guard undocumented immigrants before sending them to a processing center on July 22, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. Thousands of immigrants, many of them minors, have crossed illegally into the United States this year, causing a humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

More Than 320 Migrant Kids Placed In Connecticut

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says more than 320 of the thousands of immigrant children who’ve streamed across the U.S. border have so far been placed in Connecticut.

07/23/2014

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