Governor Dannel Malloy

Governor Malloy (Joey Bourgoin/WTIC Photo)

Malloy Talks Up State Tourism

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the state’s marketing efforts have boosted tourism, but he’s avoided discussing details on how budget talks may ultimately affect state spending on tourism. Malloy spoke […]


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Rally For Charter Schools At The State Capitol

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Large numbers of charter school advocates are expected to rally at the Connecticut state Capitol to urge lawmakers to approve funding to expand charter school seats. The Coalition for Every Child, […]


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Crackdown On Speeding Will Be Regionwide

WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) – State police across New England are launching the region’s first coordinated crackdown on speeding. Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is scheduled to announce the effort Monday with highway safety officials and […]


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Legislative Committee Advances Its Budget Plan

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Democratic-controlled budget-writing committee in Connecticut is rebuffing many of the Democratic governor’s proposed budget cuts. The Appropriations Committee voted 33-to-24 on Monday in favor of an alternative two-year, $40.5 billion […]


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Study: Millions Generated By Tourism In Connecticut

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – An economic impact study on tourism in Connecticut shows the industry generated $14 billion for the state’s economy in 2013. That’s a three-percent rise from the year prior. The study also […]


Mohegan Tribal Council Chairman Kevin Brown holds a map showing the gambling business at stake from the Hartford area north, if a new casino opens in the Springfield area. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Report Says New Casinos Would Siphon Millions Of Dollars From State

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A consultant hired by two Connecticut tribes says that new facilities planned in New York and Massachusetts could siphon away $570 million annually in gambling revenue from the state’s industry by […]


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

Malloy To Lawmakers: Face Budget Facts

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says state legislators need to stop complaining about the spending cuts in his proposed budget and face facts there are limited options given Connecticut’s constitutional cap […]



Governor Orders Mid-Year Budget Cuts

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is ordering $13.7 million in additional mid-year budget cuts as Connecticut’s current fiscal year deficit continues to grow. The Democrat sent a letter Wednesday to the leaders […]


Governor Malloy,  Budget Address (Courtesy CT-N)

Malloy To Attend Governor’s Association Meeting

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Fresh off his budget address to the legislature on Wednesday, Governor Dannel Malloy is off to Washington D.C. Malloy be in the nation’s capital attending the Winter Meeting of the National […]


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Governor’s Sandy Hook Commission Issues Recommendations

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A panel created by Connecticut’s governor in the wake of the Newtown school shooting has issued a set of draft recommendations for improvements to school safety as well as changes to […]