Dannel Malloy

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Connecticut Senate President Len Fasano, R-North Haven, said on Wednesday that highway tolls are not a realistic option for the state in its effort to close its budget shortfall.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy said on Thursday that his administration is ready to start issuing layoff notices to more than 1,000 state employees.  

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Connecticut income tax receipts fell $450 million in April. That’s according to consensus revenue figures released on Monday by Governor Dannel Malloy’s budget office and the state General Assembly’s office of fiscal analysis.

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In Connecticut, state budget talks fell apart Tuesday after Democratic legislative committee leaders rejected fellow Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s plans on pensions and education funding.

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Democratic Connecticut Governor Malloy has had one of the lower approval ratings of any governor in the country in recent months, so it’s not surprising that he chose not to run for a third term.