Monthly Archive for November, 2010

: November, 2010

Governor-Elect Malloy returns to Washington

Democratic Governor-Elect Dannel Malloy will be spending the next few days back in Washington D.C. This will mark his second trip to the nation’s capitol since his election November 2. During his

Rell: I was just kidding about cutting rail service. Chill out.

Responding to the outcry over her decision last week to include the Metro-North branch lines on a list of potential budget cuts, Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell today in a statement indicated she didn’t

Malloy launches transition website

Democratic Governor-Elect Dannel Malloy this morning launched a new website – – residents can use to stay updated on the incoming administration’s activities and submit

No surprise cop who photographed body for friends is back on job

The New London Day today reported a city police officer fired for taking cell phone photos of a dead body and e-mailing them to friends won his job back after pleading his case to state arbiters. No

Rell: Want to warm the poor? Consider these cuts…

Retiring Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell and the Democratic-majority General Assembly are at odds over how to fund an anticipated, $33 million shortfall in Connecticut’s low income heating/energy

Not everyone pleased with Chief of Staff Bannon

While writing today’s profile of Tim Bannon, Governor-Elect/former Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy’s new chief of staff, I came across a recent editorial in the Pacific Northwest-based Salem-News. The

How to transition to power on $100,000

One of our Hearst Connecticut Newspapers – The Stamford Advocate – reported today that Democratic Governor-elect Dannel Malloy and his wife Cathy will miss the city’s annual UBS Parade this weekend to

State tax incentive study due Jan. 1 – just in time for new Guv

Our newspapers today reported Governor-elect Dannel Malloy, who when sworn in Jan. 5 inherits an estimated $3.4 billion budget deficit, wants a review of film/television/digital media tax credits and

Governor-Elect Malloy’s possible choices for cabinet posts

There is, naturally, plenty of speculation about who Democratic Governor-elect Dan Malloy will tap to run various state departments. Malloy is scheduled to announce “a major administration

This Blumenthal press release has been brought to you by the letters…

Attorney General/Democratic U.S. Senator-elect Richard Blumenthal’s office just issued an absurdly titled press release heavy on the acronyms: “AG calls DCP to halt AED sales immediately after FDA