Gov. Dannel P. Malloy

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Connecticut Officials Praise Changes On Tribal Recognition

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s top elected leaders are declaring victory in their efforts to see that it does not become easier for local American Indian tribes to obtain federal recognition. President Barack Obama’s administration […]

06/29/2015

Kenneth Ireland, who spent two decades in prison on wrongful murder and rape convictions, is among 5 named by Gov. Malloy to the Board of Pardons and Paroles. (Photo by JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Exonerated Prisoner Appointed To Parole Board

Kenneth Ireland spent two decades in prison on wrongful murder and rape convictions before being released in 2009.

10/08/2014

Gov, Dannel Malloy defended his record and attacked his GOP opponent Tom Foley. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Malloy Defends His Record In Fiery Speech To Dems

Malloy blasts GOP foe Tom Foley for spending the past four years in the “cheap seats, saying cheap things.”

08/13/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy. (Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Malloy Says He Thinks Of School Shooting Every Day

More than 18 months after a gunman killed 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Sunday he thinks of the massacre five or six times a day.

07/20/2014

File photo of Gov. Dannel Malloy signing landmark gun control legislation on April 4, 2013. (Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Burn The Midnight Oil

Lawmakers worked late into the night to close out the legislative session before the midnight deadline.

05/07/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy. (Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Connecticut Forum Tackles Child Sex Trafficking

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says Connecticut had 195 reported cases of child sex trafficking over the last six years.

01/29/2014

File photo of marijuana. (credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Latest State To Produce Medical Marijuana

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Tuesday that the state has chosen its first-ever producers for medical marijuana.

01/28/2014

File photo of money exchanging hands. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images News)

State Minimum Wage Rises On New Year’s Day

Minimum wage workers in Connecticut are about to get a raise.

12/30/2013

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Judge Dismisses Gun Industry Group’s Lawsuit Challenging Connecticut’s Gun Control Law

A federal judge has dismissed a national gun industry group’s lawsuit challenging a wide-ranging firearms law passed by Connecticut in response to the shooting deaths of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.

12/03/2013

As the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting approaches, the massacre that helped spark a national gun control debate also generated another trend – record-setting fundraising by the National Rifle Association. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

As Sandy Hook Anniversary Approaches, NRA Set To Shatter Fundraising Records

As the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting approaches, the massacre that helped spark a national gun control debate also generated another trend – record-setting fundraising by the National Rifle Association.

11/14/2013

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