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Malloy: CT budget and economy both poised to take off

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy doesn’t dispute there’s a sizeable hole in the next state budget – as nonpartisan analysts see things. He just thinks their perspective doesn’t reflect political reality. The Stamford Democrat says the situation is much rosier than the numbers show. And while there is more to do, his administration has positioned Connecticut’s finances and its economy for a prosperous future. Continue Reading →

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House aims for Saturday vote on a budget without keno

The prospect of keno being introduced into hundreds of bars and restaurants shortly before the fall elections was enough to encourage legislators and the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to delete keno revenue from a budget now likely to come to a vote Saturday. Legislators say the final call was the administration’s. Continue Reading →

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CT donors more generous to GOP governors in 2014

Connecticut donors gave $800,000 to the Republican Governors Association in 2014, money the state GOP hopes will flow back to its campaign to unseat Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a vulnerable first-term Democrat. Donors include an executive of a company promised $115 million in aid by Malloy. Continue Reading →

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Malloy, Foley tied in first Connecticut poll of 2014

The first public poll of 2014 is much like the last one of 2013: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is in a dead heat with Tom Foley, the Republican he narrowly defeated in 2010, according to a survey released Tuesday by Quinnipiac University. Foley leads the five-candidate field for the GOP nomination. Continue Reading →

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He’s the coy Malloy, in no hurry to declare

Every day he delays becoming a candidate for re-election, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy rewrites the Connecticut political calendar. M. Jodi Rell created a candidate committee on Oct. 13, 2005, and kicked off her 2006 campaign for governor the next day. In his third and final run, John G. Rowland created a candidate committee on Nov. 30, 2000, 23 months before the 2002 election. Continue Reading →

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