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Orange, Stratford firms get small business loans, grants

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An Orange health-food manufacturer and a Stratford printer are among five small businesses receiving more than a million dollars in funding from the state’s Small Business Express Program, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Friday. “From entrepreneurs creating cutting edge products in emerging industries to business leaders looking to expand long-standing companies, EXP is a program […] [Read More]

A weekend off? Ha! Malloy out of town, again, this time for the NGA.

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 Governor Dannel P. Malloy is out of state this weekend for the 2012 National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting in the District of Columbia. On Saturday, he’ll attend the opening session, “Growing State Economies,” at 11 o’clock in the Marriott on Pennsylvania Avenue. Policy wonks in the crowd and if you’re reading this you are guilty, guilty, guilty, can watch it […] [Read More]

Chris Shays gives Malloy’s budget speech good grades, but warns of wealth migration from CT

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Former Connecticut House member Chris Shays was in the historic House chamber this afternoon for Gov. Dannel Malloy’s budget address. “I thought the governor gave a terrific speech,” said Shays, who is vying with Linda McMahon for the GOP’s U.S. Senate nomination. “I thought it was decisive. I thought it showed leadership. And the real question […] [Read More]

Malloy reflects on eve of second budget address

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, speaking this afternoon to reporters at CCSU: “We have traversed a tremendous amount of territory in the last 13 months, going from a state where we had the largest per-capita deficit in the nation, to a point where we established our means and we’re going to live within them. I have said […] [Read More]

Conservative Yankee Institute poll: Obama beats Romney by 13 points; Malloy approval at 51 percent

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The Yankee Institute’s poll of 500 “likely” Connecticut voters has found that President Obama would defeat Mitt Romney 50-37 percent; US Rep. Chris Murphy has a 49-40 percent edge over Republican Linda McMahon in a US Senate scenario, while Chris Shays would lose to Murphy by 45-39 percent. The poll, released in the Capitol a […] [Read More]

Republicans say Dems on same page when it comes to deficit forecast

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Senate Minority Leader John McKinney wasn’t surprised that Democratic Comptroller Kevin Lembo’s monthly budget forecast (a $74-million deficit for the fiscal year ending June 30) coincides with the Office of Policy and Management. Speaking after an unrelated news conference, McKinney, R-Fairfield, told a handful of reporters that Lembo’s agreement with the governor’s budget office is […] [Read More]

Gov. Malloy rooting for Giants to win Super Bowl

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be rooting for the New York Giants to beat the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl in two weeks, he said in an interview Monday morning with WCBS 880′s Pat Farnack. The Giants won 20-17 in overtime against the San Francisco Giants on Sunday, hours after the Patriots survived […] [Read More]
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Gov Malloy will head to Davos for World Econ Forum

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Gov. Dannel Malloy this morning says he’s not a skier, but he’s been invited to next week’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The $4,500 cost to attend will be picked up by the UConn Foundation, but the invitation is worth about $50,000, which has been waived because he will be participating in three panels […] [Read More]