Gov. Dannel Malloy

A Connecticut judge has ordered two Hartford polling places to stay open a half hour late until 8:30 p.m. because of Election Day problems, which Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's campaign says deprived people of their right to vote.

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy

Governor Dannel Malloy is praising Connecticut's education commissioner for doing "great work," rejecting suggestions he asked Stefan Pryor to announce plans to seek another job.

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is taking issue with state Republicans aligning politically with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Christie was in Greenwich Monday where the Republican promised to return to help defeat Malloy.

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.


HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, buoyed by estimates of a state budget surplus, is proposing more than $104 million in new tax cuts.

The proposed cuts announced Friday are planned as part of the governor's budget for the 2015 and 2016 fiscal years. They would include exempting non-prescription drugs from the state sales tax and slashing the amount of income tax retired teachers pay on their pensions.