Monthly Archive for January, 2011

: January, 2011

Governor Malloy wants to be called “Dannel”

Even those of us working for the Hearst Connecticut Media empire, which covers lower Fairifield County and new Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s hometown of Stamford, have debated whether to refer

Malloy team says transition e-mails not required to be stored

During his first official day on the job, Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy Wednesday signed an executive order preserving the e-mails of his predecessor, Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s,

The Party’s Over OR Malloy meets the press at 1 p.m.

New Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s staff announced he will hold a press conference with reporters at 1 p.m. today in his new office at the capitol in Hartford. Now that yesterday’s inauguration

Gov Malloy: “Time for shared sacrifice.” Mayor Finch: “Cities already gave.”

With lawmakers facing a $3.5 billion deficit, “shared sacrifice” is the new buzz word up in Hartford. Freshly sworn-in Democratic Mayor Dannel Malloy is particularly fond of the term, and employed it

Union reminds Malloy who helped get him elected

Around the same time new Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy had reached the point in today’s inaugural address where he urged the state to “engage in a shared sense of sacrifice” to help him address a

Lt. Gov. Wyman realizes she gets personal security now

During this afternoon’s swearing-in of new Governor Dannel Malloy, Lt. Governor/outgoing state Comptroller Nancy Wyman told the audience gathered at the State Armory in Hartford her door is always

Please visit our Inauguration 2011 blog

I’ll be posting some coverage of today’s gubernatorial inauguration/2011 legislative session kick-off here, but for the most comprehensive news, please visit our special Hearst Connecticut Media Group

When Speaker Donovan says “everyone” does he mean state unions?

State House Speaker Christopher Donovan, D-Meriden, just wrapped up his inauguration day speech to the chamber, emphasizing his eagerness to get to work in the 2011 session growing Connecticut’s

Senator Frantz hopes Malloy takes tax cues from Cuomo

It’s inauguration day and I caught up with state Sen. L. Scott Frantz, R-Greenwich, this morning just prior to his being sworn-in for another term in the General Assembly. We spoke a bit about whether

Ken Krayeske not sure if he’ll attend inaugural parade

Ken Krayeske, the activist, free-lance journalist, recent Congressional candidate and attorney arrested during Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s inaugural parade four years ago, is uncertain whether