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Gov. Malloy Announces Special Elections for Three General Assembly Seats to be Held February 28
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that special elections to fill three vacancies in the Connecticut General Assembly will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
Gov. Malloy and Congressional Delegation Announce $6.6 Million Federal Grant to Help End Youth Homelessness
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and the members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation today announced that the State of Connecticut is receiving a $6.6 million federal grant to help support the state’s goal of ending youth homelessness by 2020.
Gov. Malloy Statement on the Presidential Inauguration
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released the following statement regarding his intention to attend the presidential inauguration in Washington, DC on January 20, 2017.
Gov. Malloy Announces That Due to Unprecedented Housing Efforts, State is Able to Match Every Chronically Homeless Individual to Permanent Housing
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that with the state’s significantly increased housing efforts over the last few years and focused strategies to end homelessness, the State of Connecticut has reached new record levels and is able to connect every chronically homeless person in the state with permanent housing. Connecticut’s efforts on this front are leading the nation in bringing chronic homelessness to new lows.
Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Applaud Connecticut Senators for Defending the Affordable Care Act
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman released the following statements in response to actions by members of the Senate Democratic Caucus holding the Senate floor in opposition to repealing the Affordable Care Act without a replacement.
Gov. Malloy Encourages Residents to Exercise Caution During Snow Storm
Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement regarding the snow condition in the state.
Gov. Malloy Nominates Ted Doolittle to Serve as State Healthcare Advocate
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is nominating Ted Doolittle of West Hartford to serve as Connecticut’s Healthcare Advocate – a position responsible for helping the state’s residents navigate the complexities of the healthcare system, advocate for patients’ rights, and educate Connecticut consumers about their rights to healthcare and health insurance coverage.
Gov. Malloy Calls for Greater Economic Predictability in State of the State Address
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today delivered his seventh State of the State address before a joint session of the Connecticut General Assembly. He highlighted the core components of a responsible biennial budget and offered a path forward that builds upon progress made in recent years to reduce state spending and grow our economy.
Gov. Malloy Announces Significant Improvements in DMV Wait Times as the Result of Time-Saving Measures that are Being Rolled Out in Offices Statewide
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that with the successful results of a pilot program that was launched at two Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices this fall that has resulted in a 55 percent reduction in wait times, the efficiency measures are being rolled out to other offices around the state in order to duplicate the results that are providing more conveniences to consumers through the introduction of certain time-saving measures, the loosening of certain requirements, and the elimination of red tape.
Gov. Malloy Reminds Residents that State's Minimum Wage Will Increase to $10.10 on January 1
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today is reminding Connecticut residents that the minimum wage in the state will be increasing from the current rate of $9.60 per hour to $10.10 on January 1, 2017 as the result of a law he signed in 2014 that scheduled increases for workers in three stages.
Gov. Malloy, Lt. Gov. Wyman, and Attorney General Jepsen Announce At-Home Drug Disposal Kits Now Available at Pharmacies Across Connecticut
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, and Attorney General George Jepsen today announced that – as part of the state’s ongoing efforts to combat the misuse of opioids – 80,000 drug deactivation kits capable of safely disposing unused prescription medications have been donated to the State of Connecticut and are now available free-of-charge to residents at over 600 pharmacies throughout the state. The biodegradable Deterra drug disposal kits were donated by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals and can deactivate and destroy up to 45 pills each simply by adding warm tap water and then disposing the kit in the trash.
Gov. Malloy: Pilot Program Raises Awareness of Youth Homelessness and Provides Guidance on Available Resources
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Connecticut Department of Housing (DOH) Commissioner Evonne M. Klein, and State Department of Education (SDE) Commissioner Dianna Wentzell today announced a new pilot program for students and faculty that raises awareness of youth homelessness and provides guidance on how students can seek assistance.
Gov. Malloy Statement on Praxair's Announcement of Merger With German Company Linde
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released the following statement regarding the announcement made by Danbury, Connecticut-based company Praxair, Inc. that it will be merging with German company Linde. As part of the agreement under the merger, Praxair’s current CEO Steve Angel will lead the combined company as CEO and will be based in Connecticut.
Gov. Malloy and Congressional Delegation Applaud $44.5 Million in Federal Grants to Help State Reach Goal of Ending Homelessness
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and the members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation are applauding an announcement made today from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that the State of Connecticut will receive approximately $44.5 million in federal grants to help support the state’s goal of ending homelessness.
Gov. Malloy and Commissioner Wentzell Host U.S. Education Secretary King for Roundtable Discussion at New Haven’s Wilbur Cross High School
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and State Commissioner of Education Dianna R. Wentzell today joined U.S. Secretary of Education John King, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, New Haven Mayor Toni Harp, New Haven Public Schools Interim Superintendent Reginald Mayo as well as students, educators, and community partners for a school visit and roundtable discussion at Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven. The roundtable discussion focused on restorative practices and other strategies to address disengaged youth, including New Haven’s YouthStat initiative and the School-Based Diversion Initiative, which was expanded as a part of Governor Malloy’s Second Chance Society criminal justice reforms.