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Dannel P. Malloy

When it comes to Sandy media coverage, Malloy overshadowed by neighboring governors

Superstorm Sandy kept Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy busy. But you might not know it from the national media coverage. A new survey released today found that Connecticut got only a fraction of the national attention paid to its larger neighbors, New York and New Jersey. And the state’s Democratic governor got only a tiny fraction […] [Read More]
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Republicans win ballot placement battle with the Supremes. SOTS Merrill responds

The Supreme Court today ruled that since Republican Tom Foley got more votes than Democrat Dannel Malloy in the 2010 gubernatorial election – Malloy won with the margin provided by those voting on the Working Families Partyline  – the GOP gets the top of the ballot in this fall’s elections. Here’s the response from Secretary […] [Read More]

Cathy Malloy, who has been generally left alone by CT reporters, tries to walk back media criticism

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s wife Cathy Malloy, yesterday down in Charlotte criticized reporters for being intrusive. Connecticut reporters have mostly focused on her husband since his election, so she may have some left over bitterness from the time Dannel was mayor of Stamford. Oh yeah, there was that brief flurry of media exposure after she was busted for […] [Read More]

Malloy, Dodd fire up CT delegates

The 2012 Democratic convention started off with a bang for CT delegates Tuesday morning as they breakfasted with much of the state’s congressional delegation, and a couple of other luminaries named Malloy and Dodd. [Read More]

The Malloys ate for free at Harvey Weinstein’s

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his wife, Cathy Malloy, in February 2011 Several people asked after Monday’s presidential visit to Stamford and Westport whether taxpayers had footed the bill for the Malloys’ meals at Harvey Weinstein’s $35,800-per-plate fundraising dinner for President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign. The answer is no, said Jay Fountain, member of the […] [Read More]

Joe sees crop of capable candidates

U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman says he will continue to sit on the sidelines as Tuesday’s primaries to determine which candidates will compete to fill his seat approach. Lieberman hosted a conference Thursday morning in New Haven to discuss the health of Long Island Sound along with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and fellow U.S. Sen. Richard […] [Read More]

Sights and sounds from the president’s visit

The presidential motorcade outside Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s home Monday. (AP) President Barack Obama’s visit to Fairfield County Monday was a whirlwind of suits and high heels, security agents and applause. As a one-day member of the press pool, for me the experience was mainly long periods of waiting punctuated by quick trips to hear […] [Read More]

Industrial fire in upstate New York prompts Malloy to partially activate emergency center

  An industrial fire in Ghent, N.Y. in Columbia County across the line from western Massachusetts, has prompted Gov. Dannel Malloy to partially activate the state’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The EOC will monitor the potentially hazardous cloud of smoke. “After assessing this potential threat with emergency management and public health officials, I have directed a partial […] [Read More]
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