Yearly Archive for 2012

: 2012

Sen. Mike McLachlan of Danbury, a solid 2nd Amendment guy, contemplates changes to CT gun law

McLachlan, a Republican member of the General Assembly’s Judiciary Committee, tonight said he would work next year to close a loophole in state law banning assault weapons. He warned that current law
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State Police Saturday statement on Newtown massacre

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE NEWTOWN SCHOOL SHOOTING On 12/14/12, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Newtown Police received a 911 call reporting a possible shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School located
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Gov. Malloy is visiting with Sandy Hook Elementary School families

Roy Occhiogrosso, senior adviser for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, said at about 1:25 that the governor is visiting with families in the school, making sure the flow of information is reliable and swift. “It
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Malloy briefs GOP leaders on budget shortfall in upcoming special session

HARTFORD – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday met with minority Republicans and detailed a “framework” for cutting more than $200 million from the current $20-billion state budget. The one percent-plus

House sets special session on budget shortfall for Dec. 19. Who’ll play Santa/Grinch?

“It’s beginning to look a lot like” a special legislative session to deal with the current $365 million to $417 million shortfall in the current budget, depending on whose numbers you’re using. So
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Auditors: State Police have “consistently” overstaffed security at Bradley Airport by $8.5 million

State Auditors John Geragosian and Robert Ward this morning released a brief-but-scalding audit of Bradley International Airport, where troopers from the former Troop W (now consolidated with

State veterans can wear their military service on driver’s licenses, CT IDs

From the governoer’s office: “Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lieutenant Gov. Nancy Wyman today announced that military veterans can now apply to have their status marked on a Connecticut Driver’s
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State Auditors say CT Student Loan Foundation is ignoring FOIA requirements

The Auditors of State Accounts just reported that the CT Student Loan Foundation is operating with only three ex officio members on the 11-member panel. More importantly, though, it is ignoring

Malloy, Cafero, early jockeys in the 2014 governor’s race. LBJ quoted by the Republican

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy this afternoon rejected criticism from House Minority Leader Larry Cafero on the budget deficit that’s pumping up like a balloon at a Thanksgiving Day parade. “Representative

Malloy praises the re-election of 4th District Rep. Jim Himes

Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Congressman Jim Himes’ victory in the 4th Congressional District: “Jim Himes has been an advocate for common sense public policy since his election in 2008. Whether the