This is the archived website of former Governor Dannel P. Malloy. These pages are being preserved by the State of Connecticut for historical purposes.

Press Releases

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  • 5/14/2018 Gov. Malloy Signs Legislation Codifying Practices into Law to Ensure the Fair Treatment of Women in Prison

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced that he signed a new law on Monday that strengthens Connecticut’s efforts to bring fairness and dignity to incarcerated women, and thereby reduce recidivism. The legislation, which he proposed earlier this year, codifies into statute specific practices – many of which were enacted during the current administration – to require that they continue well into the future, no matter whom may be the state’s next governor.

  • 5/10/2018 Gov. Malloy Signs Law Requiring Holocaust and Genocide Education in Connecticut Schools

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has signed into law legislation that adds Holocaust and genocide education and awareness to the required courses of study for public schools in Connecticut.

  • 5/9/2018 Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Statement on the Passing of Former Lt. Gov. Eunice Groark

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman released the following joint statement regarding the passing of Eunice S. Groark, who served as Lt. Governor for the State of Connecticut from 1991 to 1995.

  • 5/9/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces Over a Million Dollars in Federal Arts Grants for Connecticut Organizations

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development’s Office of the Arts today announced that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded 15 grants to arts organizations in Connecticut totaling over $1 million.

  • 5/9/2018 Gov. Malloy Signs Law Providing Wage Increases for Workers Who Care for People with Disabilities

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has signed into law legislation that will provide wage increases for thousands of workers in Connecticut who care for people with intellectual disabilities at group homes and day programs.

  • 5/9/2018 Gov. Malloy, Lt. Gov. Wyman, and First Lady Commend Final Approval of Sexual Assault Evidence Kit Bill

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, and First Lady Cathy Malloy are applauding the Connecticut House of Representatives for voting 148-0 this afternoon to give final approval to legislation that will codify into law specific practices the Malloy administration enacted in recent years in an effort to improve the processing of sexual assault evidence kits at the Connecticut Forensic Science Laboratory and ensure that victims are treated in a compassionate way throughout the process.

  • 5/9/2018 Gov. Malloy Welcomes Final Passage of Environment Bill

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy is applauding the Connecticut House of Representatives for giving final approval to legislation he introduced that takes a major step forward in Connecticut’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepares for the ongoing effects of climate change and sea level rise.

  • 5/9/2018 Gov. Malloy Applauds Final Approval of Special Parole Legislation

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Corrections (DOC) Commissioner Scott Semple are commending members of the Connecticut General Assembly for voting unanimously this afternoon to approve legislation that will re-focus use of special parole sentences on high risk, violent and sexual offenders. This measure will address the overuse of special parole sentences on non-violent offenders, while allowing parole officers to focus their attention on the highest risk offenders.

  • 5/9/2018 Gov. Malloy Highlights Steps toward Connecticut Fairness Achieved during the 2018 Legislative Session

    In February, Governor Dannel P. Malloy used his annual State of the State address before a joint session of the Connecticut General Assembly to focus on the theme of Connecticut Fairness. The Governor outlined several specific policy initiatives aimed at creating a fairer, more equitable, and more just state for Connecticut residents, stressing in particular the importance of focusing on fairness in the context of a tumultuous national and global political landscape. Legislators took action on several of the major initiatives the Governor proposed at the beginning of the legislative session and they are now being transmitted to his desk for his signature.

  • 5/9/2018 Gov. Malloy Applauds Final Legislative Passage of Bill to Protect Connecticut Residents from Negative Effects of Trump’s Tax Law

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy is hailing the Connecticut House of Representatives for voting 148-0 to give final passage to legislation originally proposed by the Governor that will protect Connecticut residents and employers from the negative effects of the federal Republican tax law that was adopted by Congress late last year and signed by President Trump.

  • 5/9/2018 Gov. Malloy Hails Final Legislative Approval Of Energy Bill

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy is hailing the Connecticut House of Representatives for taking action today on legislation he introduced that takes bold action in the development and deployment of affordable, clean energy.

  • 5/9/2018 Gov. Malloy Welcomes Senate Passage of Environment Bill

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy is applauding the Connecticut State Senate for approving legislation he introduced that takes a major step forward in Connecticut’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepares for the ongoing effects of climate change and sea level rise.

  • 5/8/2018 Gov. Malloy Launches Annual Summer Reading Challenge at State Library

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, State Department of Education Commissioner Dianna R. Wentzell, the State Library’s Director of Library Development Dawn LaValle, and school representatives from across the state today launched the 2018 Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge at the Connecticut State Library. Governor Malloy also announced the 2018 summer reading challenge theme “Libraries Rock!” and recognized the top-performing schools from the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge.

  • 5/8/2018 Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Thank the Senate for Giving Final Approval to Legislation Banning Bump Stocks

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman are commending the Connecticut State Senate for voting 26-10 tonight to give final approval on legislation that will ban bump stocks and other enhancements that increase the rate of fire for semiautomatic weapons, including trigger cranks, binary trigger systems, and other modifications. Governor Malloy proposed the ban in January.

  • 5/7/2018 Gov. Malloy Applauds Senate Passage Of Energy Bill

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy is hailing the Connecticut State Senate for taking action today on legislation that takes bold action in the development and deployment of affordable, clean energy.