WASHINGTON — The Democratic Governors Association on Monday voted to elect Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington state as the new chair of its association, replacing Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy. Malloy has served two consecutive one-year terms, beginning in December of 2015.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Vice President Mike Pence told the National Governors Association that the Trump administration is intent on saving Medicaid, albeit by shrinking its reach or sharing more costs with the states. The Democratic governors said the Trump strategy for making Medicaid financially sustainable would either bankrupt states or deny coverage to vulnerable Americans.
WASHINGTON — Gov. Dannel Malloy will be among the speakers when Democrats gather in Baltimore later this week to plan strategy in the time of Trump. As head of the Democratic Governors Association, Malloy will address the Democratic National Committee’s “Future Forum” as the party that saw its clout shrink in the election regroups this week in the Maryland city.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was re-elected Monday to a second one-year term as chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, which lost ground in the 2016 elections, at the group’s winter meeting in New Orleans.
WASHINGTON — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proving to be an able fundraiser as chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, but he’s not been in demand as campaigner in a year when many Democrats in hot races have shifted to the right of the Connecticut governor, touting fiscal conservatism, support for welfare reform and even their “A” ratings from the NRA.
WASHINGTON — Connecticut Democrats at their party’s convention in Philadelphia probably won’t face the kind of drama displayed at last week’s Republican gathering in Cleveland, with its charges of plagiarism in Melania Trump’s speech and a floor fight by anti-Trump forces — but they won’t be spared controversy.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy departs Wednesday for Nantucket to attend the Democratic Governors Association’s annual summer fundraising retreat. He will return to Connecticut on Sunday.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s approval rating hit a low of 24 percent Wednesday in a new Quinnipiac University poll, reflecting voter dismay over a chronic fiscal crisis that has come to define his six years as governor, most recently requiring service reductions and state employee layoffs.
WASHINGTON –After a meeting with President Obama late Friday, Gov. Dannel Malloy accused Republican senators of “terrible lies” in claiming it’s too late in the president’s term for him to pick a Supreme Court nominee.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, an outspoken Democrat on the hot-button issues of immigration, gun control and gay marriage, began a one-year term Monday as the voice of the Democratic Governors Association — and the target of the Republican Governors Association.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy fanned the flames of a gay-marriage controversy enveloping Indiana Gov. Mike Pence in March. On Wednesday, Pence returned the favor with a Wall Street Journal ad highlighting Malloy’s troubles with business. No reaction from Malloy, who was in Washington.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy rescinded his ban on state-funded travel to Indiana on Saturday in response to what he called that state’s positive step toward clarifying a religious freedom law many deemed discriminatory to gays and lesbians.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who overcame a GOP tide and tepid job ratings to win re-election last month, will lead the Democratic Governors Association in 2016.
Outside spending on Connecticut’s closely contested race for governor reached a record $18.2 million in 2014, a five-fold increase from 2010 that dwarfed the $6.5 million in public financing allotted to each of the major-party candidates. But fears of heavy independent spending on legislative races went unrealized.
A super PAC allied with the Democratic Governors Association reported another $200,000 in receipts at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, bringing its total investment in Connecticut’s governor’s race to $4.4 million. At 6:06 p.m., the PAC allied with the Republican Governors Association reported another $574,500, bringing its total to $5.7 million.