Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy dismissed allegations of ethical lapses against his administration on Monday. The allegations were made by Malloy's 2010 GOP rival, Tom Foley, on the WFSB-TV program "Face the State' on Sunday.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is throwing his support behind a candidate for New York City mayor race. He appeared at second place candidate Bill Thompson’s concession speech, and is endorsing the Democratic front runner, Bill deBlasio.
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut says municipalities need to encourage stricter zoning in coastal communities. That's so they can avoid the extensive property damage associated with extreme weather events like the recent Hurricane Sandy. Murphy was speaking at a forum he organized on Friday at the Yale Climate and Energy Institute. Murphy said it will be difficult to accomplish such zoning changes.