Monthly Archive for December, 2011

: December, 2011

Malloy announces $400,000 for Fairfield to expand its beach parking, Penfield sidewalk$

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the towns of Fairfield and Greenwich were among the communities that won $20 million in Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) grants for capital

Activists worried that GOP is rolling the dice in attempt to get Bridgeport into the Third Congressional District

 During a news conference in the Capitol complex this morning sponsored by and Democracy for America, the Rev. Ina Anderson of Bridgeport’s Mt. Aery Baptist Church, said Bridgeport has a

Malloy to redistricting commission: get it done

Speaking to reporters Friday morning after the monthly meeting of the State Bond Commission, Gov. Dannel Malloy ridiculed Republican attempts to move Bridgeport from the Fourth Congressional District

“D-SNAP Attorney” cries foul in letter on state workers

Rich Rochlin, the Hartford area attorney who has at least 10 clients in the D-SNAP investigation into state workers who accepted federal disaster benefits, complains that Capitol reporters were sent a

Malloy tepid on federal driver-phone ban

Malloy, in reaction to the Transportation Safety Administration’s request that a national ban be created on cellphone and hand-held computers by drivers, with or without hands-free: “You’ve got GPS,

Governor calls attorney’s bluff in D-SNAP investigation

Jumping Habeas Corpus!!! Andrew J. McDonald, Gov. Malloy’s chief counsel, just sent a letter to attorney Rich Rochlin suggesting that his clients, who have proclaimed innocence in the active state

Malloy seeking protection for the two casinos

Malloy to Capitol reporters this morning, talking about the Mohegan Sun and Foxwoodst: “We’ve been working with them for weeks, months actually. First of all we have to recognize that they’re an

Malloy is not compelled to accept Mayor DeStefano’s proposal to grant suffrage rights to illegal immigrants

 New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. has floated the idea – via The New Haven Independent – to allow undocumented aliens the right to vote. Reporters this morning bounced the idea off Gov. Dannel P.

Malloy back from mystery economic-development mission to Minnesota

“I’m on a mission,” Gov. Dannel Malloy just told Capitol reporters, only slightly less transparent than his recent trip to Afghanistan, from which selected reporters received calls after a blackout

Nine more state employees suspected of fraud in D-SNAP

That brings the total up to 24. Here’s the governor’s release: “Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the Department of Social Services and the Office of Labor Relations has notified several