Dannel Malloy

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has reached a deal to keep Sikorsky Aircraft headquartered in Connecticut until 2034. Dozens of Sikorsky employees gathered on the hot black tarmac in front of the new King Stallion helicopter for the announcement on Wednesday.

Malloy has a lot to be grateful for. Last week, he cut a deal with Pratt and Whitney to keep manufacturing jet engines in the state. He says he has many people to thank for making sure Sikorsky could stay – but one person stood out.

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Wednesday was International Overdose Awareness Day, and Wednesday evening several vigils were held around Connecticut for drug overdose victims. More than 700 people in Connecticut died of drug overdoses in 2015, most from opioids like heroin or painkillers.

Malloy Proposes 5% Increase On Metro-North Fares

Jul 26, 2016
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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is proposing a fare hike of five percent on Metro-North’s New Haven and Danbury lines to make up for cuts to the state’s transportation budget.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy used his speech at the Democratic National Convention Monday night to go after Republican vice presidential nominee, Indiana Governor Mike Pence.  

Malloy says the Trump-Pence ticket is like a contest to see who can discriminate more.

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The two women on the Connecticut Congressional Delegation, Democrats Elizabeth Esty and Rosa DeLauro, say they are not giving up on efforts to get the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on gun control legislation. They were speaking at an event on Wednesday at the UConn Medical Center in Farmington, which was organized by Esty to mark a ‘National Day of Action’ to prevent gun violence.

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