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Gov. Malloy Appoints Jordan Scheff to Serve as Commissioner of the Department of Developmental Services
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is appointing Jordan A. Scheff of Vernon to serve as Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS).
Gov. Malloy Announces $5.5 Million in Federal Grants for Connecticut’s Efforts to Combat the Opioid Crisis
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the State of Connecticut is receiving $5.5 million federal grant to expand the state’s efforts to combat the prescription opioid and heroin crisis. The funding is being awarded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and will be used by the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) to increase access to treatment, reduce unmet treatment need, and reduce opioid-related overdose deaths.
Gov. Malloy Appoints David Wilkinson to Serve as Commissioner of the Office of Early Childhood
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is appointing David Wilkinson of Hartford to serve as Commissioner of the state’s Office of Early Childhood (OEC).
Gov. Malloy Announces Creation of State Workforce Reduction Contingency Plan in the Event that it be Needed
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the Office of Policy and Management has developed a state workforce reduction contingency plan, which would be implemented in the event that the state is unable to reach a comprehensive labor agreement with the State Employee Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC).
Gov. Malloy and Commissioner Wentzell Release State Guide to Help School Districts in their Efforts to Further Reduce Chronic Absenteeism and Increase Attendance
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and State Department of Education (SDE) Commissioner Dianna R. Wentzell today announced the release of a new state guide that provides a framework for local and regional school districts to develop a strategic plan and implement interventions that will lead to the reduction of chronic absenteeism among students in pre-K through Grade 12.
Gov. Malloy Statement on the NCAA’s Decision to Select Hartford to Host the 2019 Men’s Basketball Tournament
Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement regarding the announcement made by the NCAA today that Hartford’s XL Center has been chosen as a host location for the 2019 men’s basketball tournament.
Gov. Malloy Appoints Former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Serve on the Connecticut Green Bank
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is appointing Gina McCarthy to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Green Bank.
Gov. Malloy Announces Commissioner Harris to Step Down from the Department of Consumer Protection
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) Commissioner Jonathan A. Harris will depart from his position with the agency to pursue other professional opportunities.
Gov. Malloy Announces $23 Million to Support the Development of Affordable Housing in Six Connecticut Communities
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Connecticut Department of Housing (DOH) Commissioner Evonne M. Klein today announced that nearly $23 million in state funding is being awarded to support the development of affordable housing in six communities across Connecticut as part of the latest round of funding under the state’s Competitive Housing Assistance for Multifamily Properties (CHAMP) program. These awards will play a role in helping to create, rehabilitate, or preserve more than 200 units of affordable housing and greatly expanding access to mixed income and supportive housing units. These new units are essential in the state’s work to prevent and end homelessness.
Gov. Malloy’s Prepared Remarks from Today’s News Conference Announcing He Will Not Seek a Third Term
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today delivered the following prepared remarks during a news conference in the Old Appropriations Room of the State Capitol in Hartford.
Gov. Malloy and State Officials Urge EPA to Act Favorably on Petition to Control Pollution Caused by Upwind States
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and other Connecticut officials are urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to approve a petition filed by the State of Connecticut along with eight other neighboring Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states to require nine upwind states located in the west and the south to reduce air pollution generated within their borders that is carried to states in the northeast by prevailing winds, causing public health issues for area residents and economic disincentives for the region’s businesses.
Gov. Malloy: Special Elections to Fill Four Anticipated Probate Judge Vacancies in Sixteen Towns to be Held This Fall
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that special elections to fill expected vacancies in four Judge of Probate districts will be held on the same day as the next general election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.
Gov. Malloy Announces Statewide Graduation Rates Increase for Sixth Year in a Row, Reach Record High
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and State Department of Education (SDE) Commissioner Dianna Wentzell today announced that graduation rates in the state reached an all-time high during the 2016 school year, hitting 87.4 percent, and that graduation gaps continue to close. Connecticut students continue to graduate high school within four years at a significantly higher rate than the national average of 83.2 percent.
Gov. Malloy Statement on the Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court
Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement regarding the Senate confirmation today of Neil Gorsuch to serve as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of America's Entry Into World War I
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman today released the following statements to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the entry of the United States into World War I.