Government

Malloy doesn't point finger directly at Christie
8:56 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Malloy: 'No doubt' that crime occurred in NJ traffic scandal

File photo- From left; New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy and Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, attend the closing session of the National Governors Association 2013 Winter Meeting in Washington
Credit AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy, a former prosecutor, says he believes a crime was committed when traffic jams were engineered in Fort Lee, New Jersey as part of a political vendetta against a Democratic mayor.

Malloy, a Democrat and former mayor, made the comment at a press conference in Hartford on Thursday about an unrelated matter.  He didn't bring up the subject but he did not hesitate to give his opinion when asked about the situation involving his Republican counterpart in New Jersey.  

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Court weighs extent of Freedom of Information law
6:57 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Conn. Supreme Court hears arguments on release of information by police

The Connecticut state Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday over how much information police are obligated to release to the public. The court is considering the reach of the state’s freedom-of-information law.

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Conn. longterm debt reduced
6:26 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Conn. debt reduced by 15 percent according to Malloy administration

Governor Dannel Malloy
Credit Governor Malloy's office

A report released on Thursday by Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s budget office claims the state’s overall debt has been reduced by 15 percent over the three years Malloy has been in office. Republicans are challenging the report. 

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Development
1:02 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Stamford board upholds cease and desist order for BLT on boatyard demolition

Milford attorney John Knuff makes his case for client Building and Land Technology in front of the Stamford Zoning Board of Appeals at the Government Center Wednesday evening.
Credit Kaomi Goetz

The Stamford Zoning Board of Appeals upheld a cease and desist order Wednesday night  against developer Building and Land Technology over a boatyard demolition , 5 to 0. 

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Property Tax Rebate called "insignifigant"
7:39 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Cuomo agenda for Long Island gets lukewarm response

Governor Andrew Cuomo before his 2014 State of the State address
Credit AP

In his State of the State message, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo embraced many of his familiar issues: cutting taxes for businesses and estates, boosting tourism, and expanding abortion rights.   A few new items included a proposal to borrow $2 billion dollars for education technology, a push to improve New York City airports , and support for connecting  Metronorth to Penn Station.    For Long Islanders, reaction so far has been lukewarm. 

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