In a meeting Friday at the White House, President Obama praised Gov. Dannel P. Malloy as one of the governors who are pushing his call for a $10.10 minimum wage at the state level.
Howard Rifkin, a former deputy state treasurer and gubernatorial legal counsel, is temporarily joining the staff of Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, giving her an experienced policy and legal adviser in the run up to the November election.
A few came to score points, eager to scuff up Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on the opening night of a listening tour, but mostly he was confronted with questions, pleas and complaints about the workings of government at the granular level.
The majority leaders of the Connecticut General Assembly Wednesday said they support repealing Keno, a bingo-style gambling game that lawmakers approved last year when facing a deficit to generate new revenue.
WASHINGTON – Gov. Dannel Malloy is looking at a way to block cutbacks in the food stamp programs for as many as 68,000 Connecticut families next year, a result of changes to the program in a farm bill President Obama signed into law last week.
On a holiday dedicated to the memory of Martin Luther King Jr., Connecticut Democrats and Republicans engaged Monday in election-year politicking with blunt appeals to one of the most reliable Democratic voting blocs, African-Americans.
Hartford Superior Court Judge Kevin Dubay summarily rejected the state’s request Thursday for a lengthy postponement of an education-funding lawsuit over whether the state is meeting its constitutional responsibility of providing a “suitable education” for every child in Connecticut.
The Connecticut Republican Party ended 2013 with a surplus of $14,292 in its state account, compared with $112,606 for Connecticut Democrats. The GOP had $16,675 in cash and debt of $2,383. Democrats had no debt.
Their game plan is secret, but the results are public: Solicitors for the Connecticut Democratic Party found generous donors among the ranks of state contractors in October, collecting $78,000 from five companies that did $67 million in business last year with the state.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 15 Superior Court judges and one appellate judge Thursday, drawing heavily on lawyers with political pedigrees, including three former legislators: Maurice B. Mosley, Thomas G. Moukawsher and Andrew W. Roraback. The governor’s choice for the Appellate Court was Christine E. Keller of Hartford, who has a decade of experience as […]
Hartford — Three years after its tourism budget was reduced to $1, Connecticut is back with a two-year, $27 million marketing campaign to promote tourism and brand the state as “still revolutionary.” The state spent $500,000 on its new logo and other creative materials, with most of the remainder of the two-year budget going to […]