Dannel P. Malloy

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State Lawmakers Say Deal Reached On GMO Labeling

Connecticut Senate leaders say they’ve reached a compromise with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on new bipartisan legislation that would mandate special labels on food that contains genetically modified ingredients.

06/02/2013

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House Approves State Budget Plan, Senate Scheduled To Vote Monday

Connecticut’s House of Representatives early Sunday morning approved a state budget deal reached between legislative Democrats and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that expands gambling in Connecticut and shifts about $6 billion in mostly health care spending for the poor from under the state’s constitutional spending cap.

06/02/2013

File photo of a supporter at a rally for safer gun control laws following the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Motive Remains Unclear In Newtown School Shooting

Newly released search warrants in the Newtown school shooting have revealed that gunman Adam Lanza’s home was packed with weapons and ammunition, but the documents do not shed any new light on what could have driven him to massacre 20 children and six educators inside an elementary school.

03/29/2013

File photo of a rally supporting gun control legislation in Connecticut. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: Lanza Killed 26 People, Himself Within 5 Minutes Entering School

Search warrants used in the investigation of the Newtown school shooting are being released along with a statement from prosecutors about their work to unravel the motives of the 20-year-old gunman.

03/28/2013

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Malloy’s Newtown Panel Backs Expanded Gun Ban

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s commission reviewing the Newtown school shooting is recommending a ban on the sale and possession of all guns that can fire more than 10 rounds without reloading.

03/15/2013

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No Specific Newtown Shooting Funds In Malloy’s Budget

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s new budget does not set aside new funds specifically earmarked to boost school security measures or mental health programs in light of the deadly school shooting in Newtown.

02/06/2013

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Former Rep. Giffords Visits Newtown

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona on Friday visited the Connecticut town where a gunman killed 26 people last month inside an elementary school.

01/04/2013

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Malloy Forms Commission To Explore Gun Policies Post-Newtown

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday that he is creating an advisory commission to review and recommend changes to state laws and policies in the wake of an elementary school shooting in Newtown that left 20 first-graders and six staff members dead.

01/03/2013

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Conn. Officials Angry Over Loss Of Sandy Aid

Democrats and Republicans in Connecticut are criticizing the GOP leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives for failing to take up federal financial help to communities and residents hit hard by Superstorm Sandy.

01/02/2013

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OFA Estimates $161M State Budget Deficit

In its monthly state budget projection, the General Assembly’s nonpartisan Office of Fiscal Analysis projects the state will end the fiscal year on June 30 with a deficit of $161 million.

02/25/2012

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