Dannel Malloy

Some closing of racial achievement gap
6:13 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Conn. high school seniors get high marks in federal reading & math assessment

A new federal assessment gave Connecticut high schoolers high marks in reading and math. The state still sees a performance gap based on race, but the new results show some improvements in that area.

Click here for a summary of Connecticut's math performance.

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Project completion should mean improved service
5:35 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Metro North power lines upgraded between Southport & Bridgeport

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy announcing the Metro-North upgrades at New Haven’s Union Square Station
Credit Davis Dunavin

It’s been a rocky year for Metro-North Railroad. But Connecticut officials say scheduling improvements are on the way because of upgrades that are almost complete on a busy stretch of the New Haven line.

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Deal puts off reinstating some tax exemptions
5:55 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Gov. Malloy and Conn Democratic legislative leaders announce a state budget deal

Conn House Republican Leader Larry Cafero responding to the Democrat's budget plan on Friday
Credit Ebong Udoma

Connecticut’s Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy and the Democrats who control the state legislature announced on Friday that they have reached an agreement on a revised budget. The $18.7 billion dollar budget deal follows the disclosure earlier this week that a $500 million budget surplus projected in January had shrunk to $43 million.

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Drop is blamed on reduced capital gains returns
7:05 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Conn's projected $500 million 2014 budget surplus drops to $43 million

Connecticut’s projected budget surplus has dropped by 90 per cent since January. That’s based on numbers released by state officials on Wednesday. This is going to make negotiating a balanced budget a bit more difficult for Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy and state legislative leaders.

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Prompted by lower than expected tax return revenue
5:41 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Malloy scraps plan to send $55 refund checks to Conn taxpayers

Conn Governor Dannel Malloy
Credit Gov. Malloy's office

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has abandoned his proposal to give a $55-per-person tax refund this year. This comes after it was announced on Monday that that state’s tax return revenue is below what had been anticipated.

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