Governor Dannel Malloy

A Syrian refugee family that was turned away by the governor of Indiana has settled in New Haven, Connecticut.

Conn. Governor Dannel Malloy said the young couple fled from Homs when their son was less than a year old. They spent five years in a camp in Jordan awaiting entry into the United States.

Malloy met with the family on Wednesday.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy was one of the first U.S. governors to say the state will continue welcoming Syrian refugees. Malloy said today that Connecticut will help resettle refugees as part of President Barack Obama’s plan to accept 10,000 refugees from Syria next year.

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Governor Dannel Malloy wants Connecticut to be the first in the nation to start trying 19- and 20-year-old offenders as minors.

In 2010, the state legislature let 16 and 17 year-olds into the juvenile justice system.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy said Wednesday that, throughout the country, more and more people over 50 are becoming addicted to opioid-based painkillers like Oxycodone.

"The fastest growing segment of the population using opioid and abusing opioid are people 55 and older who get addicted during a knee transplant or hip transplant or simply because someone has overprescribed," he said.

Malloy was addressing the state’s Alcohol and Drug Policy Council.

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Joe Ganim, the convicted former mayor of Bridgeport who reclaimed his old seat in a surprising political comeback Tuesday, must now rebuild relationships with Connecticut's governor and other leaders who shunned him during the election.