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
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.
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.
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.
In the year since Superstorm Sandy and the more than two since Tropical Storm Irene, the focus of many Connecticut shoreline communities has been rebuilding. But one town - Guilford – has a second focus. The Connecticut Mirror's Jan Ellen Spiegel reports it peers far, far into the future.