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  • 12/15/2017 Gov. Malloy: Connecticut Receives $2.6 Million to Assist State’s Efforts in Processing and Testing of Sexual Assault Kits

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the State of Connecticut has been awarded two competitive, federal grants worth $2.6 million that will assist in the state’s efforts to improve the processing and testing of sexual assault evidence kits. The grants come to the state as part of the ongoing work of the Governor’s Sexual Assault Kit Working Group, which Governor Malloy formed in 2016 to assist in the standardization and advancement in testing evidence kits by the Connecticut Forensic Science Laboratory.

  • 12/14/2017 Gov. Malloy Announces First Meeting of the Newly Formed Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the newly formed Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth will hold its first meeting on Friday, December 15 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 1D of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford. The 14-member group was created as part of the bipartisan state budget that Governor Malloy signed into law on October 31 and will be responsible for developing and recommending policies to achieve state government fiscal stability and promote economic growth and competitiveness within the state.

  • 12/14/2017 Gov. Malloy Statement on the FCC’s Decision to Repeal Net Neutrality Rules

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement regarding today’s vote by the Federal Communications Commission to repeal net neutrality rules that ban companies from blocking, prioritizing, or slowing down certain websites.

  • 12/13/2017 Gov. Malloy: Federal Court Continues to Affirm Department of Children and Families’ Progress and Orders New Juan F. Exit Plan

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the U.S. District Court overseeing the Juan F. consent decree has ordered changes to the decree, including a streamlined monitoring process and adequate staffing levels, which will enable the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to achieve better outcomes for children and families and ultimately result in an end to decades of court jurisdiction.

  • 12/13/2017 Gov. Malloy Submits Deficit Mitigation Options to Legislature

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today issued a series of deficit mitigation options to the leadership of the Connecticut General Assembly for their review to resolve the approximate $208 million current year deficit.

  • 12/13/2017 Gov. Malloy Signs Order Updating Management of State Information Technology Project Policies as Required by Statute

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has signed an executive order updating the management of state information technology project policies as required by a state statute that was adopted with the goal of ensuring the state has a series of comprehensive standards and planning guidelines in place that makes certain these outcomes are delivered on time and within budget.

  • 12/13/2017 Gov. Malloy Directs Flags to Half-Staff Thursday for the Anniversary of the Tragedy in Sandy Hook

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is directing U.S. and State of Connecticut flags to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, December 14, 2017, in remembrance of the 20 children and 6 adults who were killed five years ago in the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. 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.

  • 12/11/2017 Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Applaud Ruling That Will Allow Transgender People to Enlist in Military as Court Case Advances

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman are applauding a federal court ruling released today requiring the Trump administration to accept transgender recruits into the military by January 1 and denying a request by the administration to continue its ban pending further review.

  • 12/11/2017 Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Statements on Today’s Attack in New York City

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman released the following statements regarding this morning’s attack at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan.

  • 12/8/2017 Gov. Malloy: Holiday Open House at the Governor’s Residence Canceled Saturday Due to Parking Ban on Local Roads

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that because the City of Hartford and the Town of West Hartford have implemented parking bans on all municipal streets beginning on the morning of Saturday, December 9, and lasting throughout the day, the previously scheduled Holiday Open House at the Governor’s Residence that was to be held from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. that day has been canceled due to lack of available parking.

  • 12/7/2017 Gov. Malloy Urges Towns and Cities to Register for Program That Will Significantly Improve Accuracy of the Upcoming Census

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy is urging municipalities across Connecticut to register for the U.S. Census Bureau’s Local Update of Census Address (LUCA) Program – an initiative created by the bureau as an opportunity for state and local governments to provide an updated and complete list of addresses in their communities in preparation for the federal government’s upcoming census in 2020.

  • 12/7/2017 Gov. Malloy Announces Launch of State’s ‘Fresh Start’ Tax Initiative

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy along with Department of Revenue Services (DRS) Commissioner Kevin Sullivan today announced that DRS is launching the CT Fresh Start program – a voluntary compliance initiative available to both individuals and businesses that provides incentives to taxpayers who report and pay their outstanding, unreported tax liabilities to the state. This program, which was created by the bipartisan state budget Governor Malloy signed into law on October 31, is aiming to bring in $60 million to the state by the end of FY18 and an additional $25 million by November 30, totaling $85 million.

  • 12/7/2017 Gov. Malloy Issues New Warnings on Status of State’s Transportation Fund

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy is reiterating and increasing his warnings on the status of the state’s Special Transportation Fund (STF) following the release of a new report showing that the solvency of the fund is in growing jeopardy. The report lays out numerous state transportation projects in towns and cities across Connecticut that would be at risk of cancellation or deferral if the state does not take corrective action to support the STF.

  • 12/6/2017 Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Urge Congress to Reject Concealed Carry Reciprocity Legislation

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman are urging the U.S. House of Representatives to reject the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, which is currently pending before Congress and would allow more dangerous criminals and untrained individuals to carry loaded, hidden guns in public places by forcing states with strong concealed carry laws to honor permits from states with weak or non-existent standards.

  • 12/6/2017 Gov. Malloy Directs Flags to Half-Staff Thursday in Honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is directing U.S. and State of Connecticut flags to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, December 7, 2017, in recognition of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The national observation honors the lives lost in the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. 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.