Governor Malloy

On July 3, union members went on strike at five Connecticut nursing homes, including the Newington Health Care Center. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Malloy Works To Avoid Nursing Home Strike

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s administration is working to come up with a new state funding arrangement that could help fend off a possible nursing home strike. Ben Barnes, secretary of the […]

07/29/2015

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

Bond Commission Apporves Early Transportation Funding

By SUSAN HAIGH  Associated Press=  HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State officials moved ahead Tuesday and voted to borrow the $24.9 million needed to pay for the first block of projects under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s […]

07/28/2015

crime

State To Assist Hartford In Curbing Violent Crime

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is calling for an emergency meeting between state and Hartford officials to discuss the increasing number of homicides in Connecticut’s capital city. In a letter sent Friday […]

07/17/2015

State budget

Agreement Reached On Budget Changes

By SUSAN HAIGH  Associated Press  HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic legislative leaders announced Friday they’ve reached an agreement with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration on last-minute changes to the state budget that sparked strong criticism […]

06/26/2015

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

Governor Believes Data Tax Hike Will Be Scrapped

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday there is ample support in the General Assembly to roll back one of the most contentious business taxes in the Democratic state budget. Malloy, a […]

06/24/2015

State budget

More Budget Talks

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic legislative leaders and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday discussed possible 11th-hour changes to the state budget, including “alternative revenues.” The private meeting came a week after the Democratic governor […]

06/19/2015

The Connecticut House of Representatives.  (Bob Falcetti/Getty Images)

Lawmakers & Governor Reach Tentative Budget Agreement

Major issues, including a new two-year state budget, election reforms and an anti-domestic violence measure remained on the to-do list for Connecticut legislators on Saturday.

05/30/2015

State Capitol in Hartford, CT

Democrats Say Budget Agreement Near

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic leaders of the Connecticut General Assembly say they’re close to reaching a two-year budget deal with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Senate President Martin Looney said most spending issues have […]

05/29/2015

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Governor Vetoes Regents Bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has vetoed a bill that would have blocked the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education from closing any campus or manufacturing programs without legislative approval. The […]

04/27/2015

State Budget Director Ben Barnes (Courtesy CT-N)

Slight Improvement In Deficit Projection

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office is predicting the state will end the current year with a $121.2 million deficit in Connecticut’s main spending account. Ben Barnes, secretary of the Office […]

04/20/2015

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