Dannel Malloy

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Governor Dannel Malloy's choice for Connecticut’s next chief justice has just barely cleared a major hurdle. This week, Andrew McDonald endured 13 hours of questioning by the General Assembly Judiciary Committee. Sometime before 1 a.m. Tuesday morning, the hearing ended in a tie vote. 20 to 20.

Northeast Governors Launch Gun Safety Coalition

Feb 22, 2018
Hans Pennink; Michael Dwyer; Julio Cortez / AP

The governors of Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island have announced plans to create a regional task force, called “States for Gun Safety,” in order to combat gun violence.

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Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s State of the State address this week is being seen by Republicans as an attempt by the lame duck governor to ensure his party retains control of Connecticut this November.

Jessica Hill / AP

In his final State of the State address on Wednesday, Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy says fairness is the reason why Connecticut is sticking to policies that are contrary to what he says is growing inequity in Washington. He urged state lawmakers to send a signal to the rest of the nation, and the world, that Connecticut is a place that will always recognize fairness and equality.

Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is to give his final State of the State address to lawmakers at the beginning their 2018 legislative session on Wednesday. The Democrat, who’s not seeking a third term, is expected to call for the return of highway tolls, spending cuts and a range of tax changes.