Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has signed a bill to keep the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in the state until 2032. The bill gives the maker of the Black Hawk helicopter $220 million in state incentives and in return, the company has pledged to build a new line of helicopters for the U.S. military at its Stratford plant.
Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy is pushing back on allegations that his administration is holding off until after the November 8 election to let voters know Connecticut is facing huge budget deficit projections.
A new study by the Center for American Progress shows Connecticut and other states with strong gun laws have lower rates of gun violence. Connecticut had the fifth lowest rate of overall gun deaths, with only five deaths per 100,000 people between 2005 and 2014.