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  • 5/22/2018 Gov. Malloy Signs Legislation on Pay Discrimination

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has a signed into law legislation that will strengthen Connecticut’s ongoing efforts to secure equal pay for equal work for women in the workplace and help prevent unintended wage discrimination. Proposed by the Governor in his State of the State address earlier this year, the new law prohibits employers from asking about a prospective employee’s wage and salary history during the job interview process.

  • 5/22/2018 Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Slam Trump-Pence Administration for Enacting Further Restrictions on Women’s Health Care

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman are criticizing the Trump-Pence administration on the announcement made tonight that they will use their executive authority to reinstate Reagan-era policies that will bar all doctors, nurses, and healthcare clinicians in the United States from making certain referrals for lawful medical procedures in an effort to control women’s access to healthcare services.

  • 5/21/2018 Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman on UConn President Herbst’s Decision to Leave Office Next Year

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman released the following statements regarding UConn President Susan Herbst’s decision to step down from her position with the university in the summer of 2019 at the conclusion of her eight-year employment agreement.

  • 5/18/2018 Gov. Malloy: Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of the School Shooting in Santa Fe, Texas

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that pursuant to a presidential proclamation directing flags across the country to be lowered to honor the victims of the mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas, U.S. and state flags in Connecticut should fly at half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

  • 5/18/2018 Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Statements on Today’s Mass School Shooting in Texas

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman released the following statements regarding today’s mass school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas.

  • 5/18/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces Federal Approval of Connecticut’s Opportunity Zone Nominations

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that United States Department of the Treasury has approved all 72 opportunity zones nominated last month by his administration on behalf of the State of Connecticut. These nominations were made as part of the federal government’s recently established Opportunity Zone Program to induce long-term investments in low-income communities.

  • 5/17/2018 Gov. Malloy and Comm. Redeker Announce That Transit Fare Increases and Service Reductions Have Been Canceled

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Commissioner James P. Redeker today announced that with the signing of the state budget adjustment bill earlier this week, bus and train fare increases and service reductions that had been scheduled to take effect on July 1 have been canceled.

  • 5/17/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces Record Drop in Homelessness

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today is applauding the results of an annual census of homelessness in the state, saying that the point-in-time count confirms that the state’s recent efforts to reduce homelessness and increase access to housing are working.

  • 5/17/2018 Gov. Malloy Urges Municipal Leaders to Work With State on Collecting Critical Data Needed in Aftermath of Tuesday’s Tornadoes and Severe Storms

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today is urging municipal leaders in towns and cities affected by Tuesday’s tornadoes and severe storms to partner with the state and collect the critical data that will be needed to determine whether thresholds to request a Major Disaster Declaration from the federal government have been met. A potential declaration could permit the state and its eligible municipalities to receive federal aid that can offset some of the costs that residents, businesses, and state and local governments are facing in the aftermath of the damaging storms.

  • 5/16/2018 Gov. Malloy: State Allowing Insurance Companies to Utilize Out-Of-State Adjusters to Expedite Claims Resulting from Tuesday’s Severe Weather

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the Connecticut Insurance Department has activated its emergency adjuster program that allows insurance companies to quickly register their out-of-state adjusters and bring them into the state to help with claims of property and auto damage. The Governor explained activating this protocol will help expedite the many anticipated claims resulting from the severe storms that impacted the state on Tuesday afternoon.

  • 5/16/2018 Gov. Malloy Signs Declaration of Civil Preparedness Emergency for Tuesday’s Severe Storms

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has signed a Declaration of Civil Preparedness Emergency to assist the state and its municipalities with response and recovery efforts following Tuesday afternoon’s severe weather throughout portions of the state. The emergency order will give state agencies flexibility in assisting municipalities to respond to and recover from the damages from the storms.

  • 5/16/2018 Gov. Malloy Applauds United States Senate for Voting to Preserve Net Neutrality

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy is hailing the U.S. Senate for voting to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) rule gutting net neutrality. All Senate Democrats were joined by three Republicans to pass the measure, which now goes on to the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • 5/15/2018 Gov. Malloy Statement on Energy Sweep Lawsuit

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released the following statement regarding the news that a coalition of environmental organizations will file a lawsuit contesting the legality of the damaging energy sweeps contained in the bipartisan budget deal of October 2017.

  • 5/15/2018 Gov. Malloy Signs Budget Adjustment Bill

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has signed into law legislation (Senate Bill 543) that was adopted by near-unanimous, bipartisan votes in both chambers of the Connecticut General Assembly and makes adjustments to the fiscal year 2019 state budget, as well as deficiency appropriations for agencies in the current fiscal year.

  • 5/14/2018 Gov. Malloy Directs Flags to Half-Staff Tuesday in Recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is directing U.S. and state flags in Connecticut to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day, a national observance that pays tribute to local, state, and federal law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. It is recognized annually during National Police Week. Accordingly, since no flag should fly higher than the U.S. flag, all other flags, including state, municipal, corporate, or otherwise, should also be lowered during this same duration of time.