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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]

Bear hunt is not clothing-optional. Don’t call him Dannel Boone, Malloy says it’s not on the front burner

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The DEEP has floated the idea for a bear hunt, similar to revenue-producing hunts in New England and most recently, New Jersey, where nearly 500 black bears were blasted by hunters. Gov. Dannel Malloy, on WNPR in Hartford this morning: “I’m not anxious to be engaged in this. When and if this thing gets to […] [Read More]
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New Haven Independent: Governor’s car ticketed as he speaks at Chamber of Commerce event

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New Haven police left a $30 ticket on the windshield of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s car after his driver, a state trooper,  parked illegally outside of an exclusive club where Malloy was meeting with local businessmen Thursday, according to a report by the New Haven Independent. As Malloy tackles one of the toughest budget fights […] [Read More]
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Malloy talks labor deals, mountain lion on WTIC

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Gov. Dan Malloy appeared on WTIC1080, Wednesday morning predicting a “50/50″ chance of unions passing his labor deal and remarking on the Greenwich mountain lion. Malloy and host Ray Dunaway mostly discussed the labor deal that Connecticut unions are expected to vote on later this August.  The deal is largely unchanged from the one unions […] [Read More]

Malloy to Washington: “Grow up”

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In many ways, Gov. Malloy’s plans to defeat Connecticut deficit with increased taxes and lowered spending mirrors strategies that Republicans are trying to block on a federal level. Malloy’s advice to his party rivals on Capitol Hill? “Grow up, quite frankly,” said Malloy on Wednesday’s edition of CNBC’s Squawk Box. The governor was on the […] [Read More]