Monthly Archive for September, 2011

: September, 2011

Free shuttles for the dead? Auditors: State Dpt of $ocial $ervices paid thou$and$ for deceased client transportation

Here, with my bold-face highlighting, is an excerpt from the new report from the state Auditors of Public Accounts on the state Department of Social Services: “Background: DSS contracts with two

Gov. Malloy relieved that Bridgeport’s primary vote went smoothly

The governor, speaking with reporters this morning, said he hadn’t yet congratulated Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch for his Democratic primary victory over Mary-Jane Foster in a race where he declined to

Political merry go round in General Assembly. Senate caucuses get new chiefs of staff

Jack Shannon, a top adviser for Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield, will be the new chief of staff for Senate Republicans. On the other side of the aisle, Derek Slap, communications

Malloy plans for jobs “summit,” with lunch included, on October 6.

This came a few minutes ago from the governor’s office: “Economic Summit Will Highlight Ways to Lead In 21st Century Economy (HARTFORD, CT) – Nearing the completion of his Jobs Tour, Governor Dannel

Gov Malloy, with no endorsement for the Bridgeport mayoral primary, still has an interest in the city that nearly hung him out to dry last November

Gov Dannel Malloy, speaking in reaction to the Blogster’s question today gauging his interest in how the Registrar of Voters’ office in Bridgeport reacts during the mayoral primary next Tuesday

Auditors: DOT spinning wheels on bridge repairs

Today’s release of the audit of the state Department of Transportation for 2009 and 2010 indicates a number of shortcomings. Mandated reports are not being completed because of a “lack of funding,”

Malloy is examining possibly seeking federal waiver on No Child Left Behind requirements

Gov. Dannel Malloy, spoke Tuesday to reporters on the status of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind standards: “The reality is the way No Child Left Behind is set up, in a few years 96 percent of all

Malloy, not even noting that Linda McMahon spent $50 M of her own wealth to lose Senate race in 2010, says she will stimulate state economy, again

Gov. Dannel Malloy, speaking a few minutes ago to a small group of reporters in the Legislative Office Building: Reporter: “Governor, you said some partisan things down in Jersey yesterday. Do you

For whom does the retirement bell toll? 216 in September, so far

The State Comptroller’s office, in response to a query today by the Blogster, says that the total retirements for the year are up to 2,353, including 216 since September 1. There should be more coming

It will be ‘official’ tomorrow, when Linda McMahon’s Senate campaign II kicks off in Southington

The 62-year-old former wrestling executive from Greenwich has selected the Coil Pro Machinery Co. in Southington as the site where she’ll announce for the Senate seat that will be vacated by US Sen.