Dannel Malloy

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Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy and other elected officials joined East Hartford students, parents and teachers on Tuesday to rally in support of their public high school. The rally follows unflattering remarks about the school by U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

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The Connecticut State Senate passed a bill early on Wednesday allowing a new satellite casino to be built by two Native American tribes in East Windsor. It passed by a vote of 24 to 12. But it's doubtful the bill in its current form will win approval in the House of Representatives.

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Connecticut state employees could receive four years of full job security if they agree to concessions such as a two-year wage freeze, three furlough days and higher insurance premiums and pension contributions.

Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy released a revised two-year state budget that reduces aid to many municipalities by another $362 million in the first year while boosting aid to poorer communities.

Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy and the state’s legislative leaders are scheduled to begin negotiations this week on closing a $2.7 billion deficit in the state’s next two-year budget.

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