Monthly Archive for February, 2011

: February, 2011

The special elections ain’t over yet, at least for Stamford

When Democrat Dannel Malloy, Stamford’s mayor for 14 years, won November’s gubernatorial race, he tapped several legislators for jobs in his new administration. That required those seats – along with

Gov. Malloy names 8 to state Ed Board under new rules

New Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy today announced he has tapped eight new members of the 13-seat state Board of Education. A few of the choices are particularly noteworthy. Two – Patricia

Governor Rugby vs. Governor Snooki

Fully recognizing the industry that employs me is having a field day over the smack-talking between Dannel Malloy, Connecticut’s Democratic governor, and Chris Christie, New Jersey’s Republican chief

Will Malloy veto a budget that doesn’t share the sacrifice?

During a meeting today with the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce over his first state budget, Governor Dannel Malloy was asked, “How can we help you?” “I can assure you this budget is better than

Malloy hiring “corporate turnaround expert” as economic czar

New Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy is as I type this sitting down with members of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce to explain his first two-year budget and answer their questions. New

Maria Vereb vs. Governor Malloy over state employee concessions

New Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy was about to wrap-up his first budget town hall tonight when Maria Vereb, a state worker, asked to squeeze in a final question. The social worker from Stratford

Malloy on sunsetting his tax hikes: It’s up to legislature

A member of the audience at tonight’s state budget hearing in Bridgeport, concerned about the tax hikes proposed by new Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy, asked Malloy if he’ll consider allowing them

Malloy admits to a bit of town hall stage fright

He’s a former prosecutor, Stamford’s mayor for 14 years, and has been through two gubernatorial campaigns, winning the second last November. Still, when Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy arrived at

Sec of State Merrill saves Rep. Reeves from one-term obscurity

My interactions with state Rep. Peggy Reeves, D-Wilton, who in 2008 won the seat vacated by now Republican state Senator Toni Boucher, mainly involved budget matters. Her fellow Democrats’ efforts to

Now Hindus are angry at Malloy

Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s first budget, crafted to close a $3.2 billion deficit, has ticked off a variety of constituencies. Add Hindus to the list. —————- For immediate release