This photo released by the Connecticut governor's office shows Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, right, after introducing Dora Schriro as the new commissioner of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in Hartford, Conn.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy announced on Monday that Dora Schriro will take over for Reuben Bradford, who's retiring effective February 1st after three years as the state's public safety commissioner.
Schriro has been commissioner of the New York City Department of Correction since September of 2009, and previously served as a special adviser to former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on immigration and customs enforcement.
Stamford’s Board of Representatives meets Monday night in its first regular meeting of 2014. Its members won’t have to vote on a controversial mayoral appointment to the city’s Police Commission as planned.
2014 is an election year for New York Governor Cuomo as well as all of the 213 seats in the legislature. Cuomo faces the challenge of balancing competing interests as he tries to win another term by a big margin.
The region is still busy digging out from the snowstorm that hit overnight. Slick roads have caused traffic deaths and temperatures are expected to sink below zero. In Connecticut, people seem more bothered by the cold than the snow.