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  • 3/20/2018 Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Applaud Committee Adoption of Workplace Fairness Bills

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman are applauding the Connecticut General Assembly’s Labor and Public Employees Committee for voting today to adopt a series of reforms the Governor proposed to improve fairness for employees in the workplace, including the expansion of the state’s first-in-the-nation paid sick leave law, an update to existing anti-harassment requirements to better address today’s challenges, and the advancement of measures that will help ensure fairness and equal pay for equal work regardless of race or gender.

  • 3/20/2018 Gov. Malloy Introduces Juvenile Justice Reform Legislation

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has submitted two legislative proposals to the Connecticut General Assembly that will help avoid exposing young people to the adult criminal justice system, giving them a chance at a life full of potential instead of a life of crime. Both bills are scheduled to receive public hearings in the legislature’s Judiciary Committee tomorrow, March 21.

  • 3/19/2018 Gov. Malloy, Commissioner Klee Push for Environmental and Energy Bills

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Rob Klee today advocated for the passage of the Malloy administration’s environmental protection and resiliency bill, as well as the Governor’s energy bill, both of which have received public hearings in recent weeks. Taken together, the two bills would represent a major step in Connecticut’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase accessibility of residential rooftop solar, and combat the effects of climate change.

  • 3/16/2018 Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Statements on Public Safety Committee Refusal to Vote on Bump Stock Ban

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman today released the following statements in reaction to the Public Safety Committee’s refusal to vote on legislation banning “rate of fire enhancements,” including bump stocks, binary trigger systems and trigger cranks. These devices modify the speed at which a weapon can be fired to machine-gun-like speeds, and were used in the Las Vegas shooting, where the shooter was able to fire an estimated 90 shots in 10 seconds.

  • 3/15/2018 Gov. Malloy, Education Leaders Speak Out Against Pres. Trump’s Proposal to Arm Teachers, Demand Action

    A day after thousands of Connecticut students participated in the National School Walkout to demand legislation to combat gun violence, Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell, and representatives of organizations that represent Connecticut superintendents, boards of education, and principals today spoke out in strong opposition to President Donald Trump’s proposal to arm classroom teachers.

  • 3/14/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces Infosys Will Establish a Technology and Innovation Hub and Create 1,000 High-Tech Jobs in Hartford

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology, and next-generation IT services, is planning to establish a technology and innovation hub in Hartford. The $20.6 million project will see the creation of 1,000 good paying, high-tech jobs in the state’s capital city by 2022.

  • 3/13/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces State Offices Will Be Closed on Tuesday, March 13 Due to Snowstorm

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy this morning announced that state offices will be closed for the first shift on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 due to the significant snowfall that is impacting the state and expected to continue into the evening. Nonessential, first-shift state employees should not report to work on Tuesday.

  • 3/13/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces Second-Shift State Employees Should Report to Work as Regularly Scheduled Tuesday Afternoon

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that all second-shift state employees should report to work as regularly scheduled on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

  • 3/12/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces Partial Activation of State Emergency Operations Center at 4am Tuesday

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he will partially activate the state’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) beginning at 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 to monitor storm conditions across the state and prepare for winter weather that is forecast to have an impact on morning and potentially afternoon travel. Forecasts are showing a range of accumulation across the state, with the heaviest amounts occurring in central and eastern Connecticut.

  • 3/12/2018 Gov. Malloy Encourages Commuters to Exercise Caution During Snowstorm on Tuesday

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy is encouraging Connecticut residents to exercise caution if they need to travel tomorrow (Tuesday, March 13, 2018) due to the anticipated snowstorm that is forecast to impact the state throughout the day. As of Monday night, state offices are expected to open Tuesday on a normal work schedule, however the Governor is encouraging state employees to stay alert for potential announcements in the morning in the event that additional updates may be made.

  • 3/12/2018 Gov. Malloy Applauds House Vote to Confirm Justice Andrew McDonald as Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman released the following statements applauding the vote in the House of Representatives to confirm Justice Andrew McDonald as Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court. Justice McDonald’s nomination now goes to the Senate for their consideration.

  • 3/12/2018 Gov. Malloy, Lt. Gov. Wyman, Commissioner Wentzell Statements on President Trump’s Gun Proposals

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, and State Department of Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell released the following statements on the Trump administration’s school safety proposals.

  • 3/8/2018 Gov. Malloy Orders One-Hour Delayed Opening for State Offices Thursday

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that all state offices will have a one-hour delayed opening on Thursday, March 8, 2018, due to inclement weather conditions. Nonessential, first-shift employees should report to work one hour from their normal reporting time.

  • 3/8/2018 Gov. Malloy Urges General Assembly to Adopt Legislation Ensuring the Most Vital Aspects of the Affordable Care Act Remain Protected in Connecticut

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today urged lawmakers to adopt legislation he introduced that will protect the most vital aspects of the Affordable Care Act in Connecticut, even as their federal counterparts in Washington, DC work to dismantle the system that has helped millions gain access to affordable care.

  • 3/8/2018 Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Celebrate International Women’s Day, Push for Connecticut Fairness Agenda

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) Commissioner Scott Jackson, and advocates today marked International Women’s Day by pushing for a package of legislative proposals aimed at increasing fairness in the workplace for women and people of color. The legislation, which Governor Malloy first outlined in his State of the State address, focus on ensuring equal pay for equal work, expanding the state’s earned sick time law, raising the minimum wage, and preventing workplace sexual harassment.