Monthly Archive for January, 2012

: January, 2012

59 going on 52? Gov Malloy wants more consolidations of state agencies, cutting seven more

From Davos, Switzerland (where his arms are still tired, even though it’s been three days since he landed), this from Gov. Dannel Malloy:  “Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced a proposal to
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Another day, another few million buck$ in deficit. OFA: $144.5 M shortfall in works

Fresh on the heels of Gov. Malloy ordering $78 million in budget cuts, the nonpartisan Office of Fiscal Analysis says there’s a looming $144.5 million deficit in the current $20-billion budget.
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Malloy, citing “significate amount of financial uncertainty,” orders $800,000 in budget cuts

Gov. Dannel Malloy yesterday sent a letter to the Office of Legislative Management projecting a $73.6 million deficit. “It is imperati9ve that we adjust our spending to ensure the state ends the
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UConn costume exhibit will showcase clothing of women and children from the 19th century

The University of Connecticut’s Benton Museum of Art on Sunday will throw an opening party, between 2 and 4 p.m., for it’s new costume exhibition: “Women of New England: Dress from the Industrial Age

Mystery Writers of America release details on forthcoming honors to Hearst Connecticut Media Entertainment Writer Joe Meyers

The Mystery Writers of America are planning their annual awards affair, which among other will honor Joe Meyers, the omnivorous Hearst entertainment writer. Here are some details from the MWA. “The

Wiki on strike. Blogster offers random facts at hand

Who needs Wikipedia when there’s a book? This next entry from The World Almanac and Book of Facts, concerns the popularity of national parks. The top five sites in the National Park System are: Blue
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Gov. Dannel Malloy will join three other Democratic governors to talk jobs with union officials in D.C.

 On Friday, Gov. Dannel Malloy and several Democratic governors will be meeting with the heads of labor unions, during a policy summit at the Hanover, MD training facility of the International Union

Wiki down in protest. Thank goodness for The World Almanac

While the battle over intellectual property rages in Washington, thousands, if not millions of people today will be shut out of free websites such as Wikipedia. Sensing a vacuum in the information

Revenue estimates nose dive. Malloy says CT will end the 2011-12 fiscal year in the black

The well-heeled in Connecticut are squirreling their money away from tax liabilitites and big-bucks financial masters of the universe might not have scored those big bonuses. Here’s Gov. Dannel
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Malloy, getting new driver’s license, inadvertently shrugs aside REAL-ID Act of 2005

During a news conference this morning in the Capitol about voter rights, Gov. Dannel Malloy revealed that he did not opt for the advanced-security provisions of the 2005 federal REAL-ID law when he