Monthly Archive for February, 2011

: February, 2011

Approps Co-Chair suggests lumping UConn into the governor’s proposed consolidation of CSU/Comm-Tech Colleges

  Rep. Toni Walker, D-New Haven, co-chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, suggested this morning that if Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants to overhaul the state’s higher-education system, the

Malloy hangs with his Floridian counterpart on CNN’s “State of the Union”

This is the transcript from Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy’s appearance with his Republican counterpart Gov. Rick Scott of Florida this morning on CNN’s State of the Union. The news network’s veteran

Finch misses photo op/news conference at U.S. Conference of Mayors

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch attended the USCM meeting in Washington this week, but apparently didn’t make the post-mortem news conference, in which Republican and Democratic mayors alike

Connecticut unions, seeing red (and white) will gather at state Capitol on Saturday to jeer Wisconsin Republicans and “Save the American Dream”

Here’s a notice that has been sent out to members of the Association of Retired Teachers of Connecticut, about the big rally scheduled for Saturday at the state Capitol. It will be a follow-up

Gov. Malloy to commissioners: My way or the highway

  Gov. Dannel Malloy invited reporters to attend the first meeting of his commissioners since announcing his budget this month, then scared them off with wonkish presentations from the Department of
Categories: General

Malloy: enough already with the border war inflammation

      A late-to-the-party TV reporter tried to get another whack at the border-way story between Gov. Dannel Malloy and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the Republican darling.  During the usual news

National political analyst has warning for Malloy

Stuart Rothenberg, publisher and chief analyst of the Rothenberg Political Report, a nationally respect non-partisan newsletter on state and national politics, said Wednesday that Gov. Dannel

Unions want higher taxes on the wealthy. Malloy is otherwise

Malloy said his 6.7 percent income-tax ceiling is appropriate. “Let’s remember that we raised the rate by a full percent 17 months, ago, 18 months ago,” Malloy told reporters Wednesday. “We have a
Categories: General

Malloy, in Torrington City Hall on Thursday night “to annoy everybody,” will be shorter

Asked whether he’s gone to school on his Bridgeport town hall-style meeting from Monday night, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy told reporters Wednesday that he’ll try to cut his 20-minute budget pitch down to
Categories: General

Winter’s end in sight, DOT chief Jeff Parker resigns effective March 8

  From the governor’s press office:  “The Governor thanks Commissioner Parker for all of his work and service to the Department and wishes him all the best going forward.” Here’s his letter of