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Governor Dan Malloy takes the oath of office administered by the Honorable Gerald Fox at the State Armory. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate [Read More]
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Union reminds Malloy who helped him get elected

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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 $3.5 billion budget deficit, one state union issued a statement emphasizing the role members played in Malloy’s election. At a […] [Read More]
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Malloy e-mails letter to state workers

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On the day Dannel P. Malloy became governor, state employees got this e-mail from the state’s chief executive: Dear State Employee: Thank you for your interest in and commitment to public service on behalf of the people of the State of Connecticut. It is not a stretch to say that our state simply could not […] [Read More]
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Lt. Gov. Wyman realizes she gets personal security now

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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 open, “if they let you in.” “Didn’t know about having these state troopers around,” Wyman said to some laughs. She was referring to the fact that […] [Read More]
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Governor Malloy’s inaugural remarks

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The text of Gov. Dan Malloy’s prepared inaugural remarks: GOVERNOR DANNEL P. MALLOY INAUGRUAL REMARKS FOLLOWING THE OATH OF OFFICE January 5, 2011 Thank you all for joining me today and welcome to all of the distinguished public servants here, members of the clergy, other honored guests, my extended family, friends and all the citizens […] [Read More]
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Just enough horses

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From reporter Tim Loh in Hartford: Sue Merrow, an East Haddam lobbyist for a non-profit consulting firm, watched the parade standing by the arches as 30 or so horses, four marching bands and the Gov.-elect, whom she supported, walked by. Then, she made the half-mile trip to the armory in time to see the finish. […] [Read More]
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Democrats Delight in Dan’s Inauguration

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Democratic officials from around the state were overjoyed to see Malloy take office. ” The legislature needs leadership like this,” said Bob Fulton, of Durham. Pasquale “Bud” Salemi, chairman of East Hartford’s Democratic Town Committee who served as treasurer for Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman’s campaign, said it was a “a great day for me to […] [Read More]
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Parade action at the Capitol

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Governor-elect Dan Malloy walks and waves along Capitol Ave. with his wife Cathy Malloy during the Inaugural Parade. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate [Read More]
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