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With a race for governor on the ballot, more than 90,000 new voters have registered in Connecticut since January 1. Nearly 2 million people will be eligible to vote in Tuesday's election.


Governors have broken into a partisan on-camera feud at the White House after meeting with President Barack Obama.

Leaders of the National Governors Association appeared Monday before the media claiming harmony and wide agreement, but immediately broke into a partisan dispute.

New England Braces For Storm

Jan 2, 2014

Residents across New England are bracing themselves for the first winter storm of the new year.

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is urging residents to stay off the roads. Malloy says he also is asking motorists to give themselves extra time during the Thursday and Friday commutes.

The state is expecting up to a foot of snow in some spots, beginning late Thursday night.

The mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., has already declared a state of emergency imposing special parking regulations so crews can plow.


STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The nephew of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been arrested on charges of trespassing at a Jewish academy in Stamford.

The Stamford Advocate reports that police say Kerry Malloy and his girlfriend Courtney Wilson of Stamford were each charged with criminal trespassing, breach of peace and conspiracy after they returned to the Yeshiva Bais Binyomin on Monday after being escorted out earlier.

A phone listed for Malloy was not answered Wednesday and a listing could not be found for Wilson. It was not known if they are represented by lawyers.

Conn. Opens 1st US Stores To Aid Insurance Signups

Nov 8, 2013

Connecticut is opening the nation's first insurance stores as part of an effort to fight the perception there are problems with its insurance marketplace that's separate from the flawed federal website.

State officials hailed the brightly lit storefront, modeled after Apple's stores, as another sign that the rollout of the health care overhaul in Connecticut has been a success. Connecticut is one of 14 states plus the District of Columbia that created their own insurance marketplaces.

Malloy: Conn. Working On Shutdown Contingency Plan

Oct 16, 2013

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says his administration is working on a plan to help fund some programs in Connecticut affected by the partial federal government shutdown.

The Democrat said Tuesday the contingency plan will be released in the "coming days," but warned that the state does not have an unlimited amount to spend.

Governor Asks Conn. To Ring Bells To Honor MLK

Aug 28, 2013
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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is asking residents and organizations to ring bells to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s "I Have a Dream" speech.

The bell-ringing is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.

Malloy said the civil rights leader's "message of freedom, equality and liberty resonates as strongly today as it did 50 years ago."

King's family has invited every state to participate in the day of remembrance by ringing bells in unison at churches, schools and other venues.

Conn. Education Test Scores Show Mixed Results

Aug 14, 2013
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Results from statewide student tests conducted in 2013 are mixed, with data showing Connecticut's achievement gap between wealthy and poor communities widening in some cases while narrowing in others.

But Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor said Tuesday there are signs that some of the public education initiatives spearheaded two years ago by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy are working. He pointed to improvements in student performance at four historically low-performing schools that are now part of the so-called "Commissioner's Network" and receive additional support.

Democrat Petitions Way Into Danbury Mayor's Race

Aug 8, 2013
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Danbury, Connecticut Mayor Mark Boughton, one of the most prominent Republicans in Connecticut, has a challenger in his re-election bid this November.

Danbury resident Paul McAllister, a Democrat, has collected enough signatures to challenge the mayor.

The News-Times reports that the city's town clerk says McAllister needed 539 signatures to enter the mayoral race. He collected 552.

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker is visiting New York and Connecticut today.

Pritzker will visit Albany, New York and Wallingford, Connecticut on the second leg of her nationwide listening tour. She’s traveling across the country to meet with businesses and thought leaders, entrepreneurs, academics and Department of Commerce employees.

While in Albany, Pritzker will visit SEMATECH and the State University of New York’s (SUNY) College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.