Len Fasano

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is standing behind the State’s controversial financial bailout of Hartford, following complaints from other cities and some state lawmakers that the deal is too generous.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has yet to announce his next nominee for state chief justice, following the General Assembly’s rejection of his close friend and ally, Justice Andrew McDonald. But there is one person whose name has been floated several times by Republican State Senate President Len Fasano.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy’s nominee for chief justice of the State Supreme Court has been voted down by the State Senate.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has acknowledged that his nominee to be the state’s next chief justice is headed for defeat in the State Senate on Tuesday.

The Democratic Governor says Senate Republicans told him on Monday that they have the numbers to defeat Andrew McDonald, an openly gay State Supreme Court justice who is a longtime friend and ally of Malloy’s.

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The fate of Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s nominee to be the next chief justice of Connecticut is to be determined by a vote in the State Senate this week.