General Assembly all spruced up, on vector with Capitol daffoldils

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A day after pooh-poohing transit “lock box” amendment, Malloy offers to change Constitution. GOP skeptical

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Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s position seems to be evolving by the day. Yesterday in Meriden, when asked by reporters about a Republican proposal for a constitutional amendment to protect the state transportation fund from being raided for General Fund operating expenses, the Democratic governor said it would take too many years. But a few minutes […] [Read More]
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Hearst political/government reporters will fill News 12 Connecticut slots this weekend

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Tom Appleby, the Emmy award-winning news director of News 12 Connecticut, hosts the Blogster and Hearst Political reporter Neil Vigdor in this week’s Focus on Connecticut. The half-hour show will be available to Cablevision subscribers Saturday at 5:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 11:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. [Read More]
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Malloy slams Joisey, home turf of you know who

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In Meriden on his transportation-enhancement campaign today, Gov. Dannel Malloy used that state on the other side of the bridge as an example, and in turn to rekindle his anti-bromance with Gov. Chris Christie (left with Tom Foley).It focused on Christie’s refusal to go ahead with another tube under the Hudson River, after accepting hundreds […] [Read More]
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Gov. Malloy, safely ensconced in his second term, is back on the hustings

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Malloy, campaigning in Meriden today (left, Dixon photo) for his semi-disclosed transportation initiative (details will come during his budget address Feb. 18), seemed to be enjoying himself. When asked by a reporter to opine on Republican suggestions that a constitutional amendment is needed to maintain the sanctity of the state’s Special Transportation Fund (a likely […] [Read More]
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Here is the edited text of Gov. Malloy’s SOTS address

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Malloy, to standing ovation in the historic House chamber: “C’Mon we’ve got work to do. Thank you. Thank you very muchMr. President, Mr. Speaker, Lt. Governor Wyman and my fellow state officials, ladies and gentlemen of the General Assembly, honored members of the Judiciary, members of the clergy, and all the citizens of our great […] [Read More]
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State Rep. Bob Godfrey named to national post

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Deputy House Speaker Bob Godfrey, D-Danbury, a state lawmaker since 1989, has been named to lead the Council of State Governments’ Intergovernmental Affairs Committee. Godfrey, former national president of the 82-year-old federal and state-policy group, will concentrate on federal-relations policy in his new role. “The committee strives to interpret changing national conditions to prepare states […] [Read More]
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Veteran State Rep. David Scribner leaving the House for job in state Liquor Control Commission

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Rep David Scribner, R-Brookfield, ranking member of the Transportation Committee, who has served in the House since a special election in 1999, will not accept the oath of office today and instead will take a job with the state Liquor Control Commission. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill declared a vacancy in the 107th district, […] [Read More]
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