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.
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.
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.
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.
Connecticut's new gun law is being challenged again in court, with a national industry group claiming the legislation was passed illegally without proper public input or adequate review by state legislators.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation Inc. filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court against Gov. Dannel Malloy and other top state officials. The organization wants a judge to strike down the law as invalid.