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Gov. Malloy: Independent Analysis Shows Recent Adjustments Are Providing a More Stabilized Path for State Employee Pension System
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that a pension stress test recently conducted by The Pew Charitable Trust on behalf of the State of Connecticut shows that recent changes made during the Malloy administration to the State Employees Retirement System (SERS) have helped insulate the system from risk even in poor economic conditions. The Governor said that the changes made to SERS can be used to provide a path to help stabilize the Teachers Retirement System (TRS), which was found by the analysis to be in need of action to aid solvency risks and prevent the forthcoming spikes in the state’s share from overcrowding the state’s budget.
Gov. Malloy Directs Flags to Remain at Half-Staff Friday 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 remain flying at half-staff on Friday, December 14, 2018, in remembrance of the 20 children and 6 adults who were killed six years ago in the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. Flags are also currently flying at half-staff for a 30-day period in honor of President George H.W. Bush, who passed away on November 30. They should remain lowered throughout the duration of this period.
Gov. Malloy Announces Two High-Tech Training Firms Establishing Programs in Connecticut to Provide Residents With Skills Needed to Fill In-Demand Jobs
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that leading technology training firms General Assembly and Tech Talent South are establishing boot camp programs in Connecticut that are designed to provide residents with the skills needed to fill in-demand, high-tech jobs that employers need.
Gov. Malloy: Significant Results Generated in State’s Campaign to End Family Homelessness
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced the State of Connecticut and its partners in the nonprofit sector matched 280 families, including 548 children and 438 adults, to housing during the last three months as part of the Governor’s Challenge on Family Homelessness – a campaign to house as many homeless families in the state as possible. Launched in September, the initiative was part of the administration’s ongoing goal to eliminate all forms of homelessness in the state.
Gov. Malloy Commemorates Imminent Completion of Silver Sands State Park Renovations
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Energy and Environment Protection (DEEP) Commissioner Rob Klee today cut a ribbon to celebrate the imminent completion of long-awaited renovations at Silver Sands State Park in Milford. The project, which will be fully completed by the beginning of the 2019 beach season, includes three new buildings, including a concession building, restrooms, and offices. A new beach boardwalk will connect the previously existing boardwalk to the bathhouse, and a short new boardwalk across the tidal wetlands will connect the existing main boardwalk to the new bathhouse.
Gov. Malloy, Congressional Delegation Announce $9.1 Million Build Grant for Stamford Transportation Center
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Chris Murphy, and Rep. Jim Himes today announced that U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $9.16 million BUILD Transportation grant to fund improvements to the Stamford Transportation Center. The grant – which will be matched by $13.74 million in additional state money – will fund upgrades to five elevators and 17 escalators and enhancements to the internal circulation system. The investment will ensure the station can operate in a state of good repair for the next 25 years and beyond.
Gov. Malloy Directs Flags to Remain at Half-Staff Friday for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is directing U.S. and State of Connecticut flags to remain flying at half-staff on Friday, December 7, 2018, in recognition of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The national observation honors the lives lost in the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
Gov. Malloy and Attorney General Jepsen Announce Agreement With Travelers to Provide Supplemental Assistance to Crumbling Foundation Homeowners
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Attorney General George Jepsen today announced that the State of Connecticut has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Hartford-based Travelers Companies, Inc. to provide supplemental financial assistance to current and former Travelers policyholders who file claims and receive awards to remediate their crumbling concrete foundations through the state’s new captive insurance program.
Gov. Malloy and State Officials Dedicate Pearl Harbor Memorial Park in New Haven
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Commissioner James P. Redeker, Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Thomas J. Saadi, and other state, local, and military officials today held a dedication ceremony to commemorate the opening of the Pearl Harbor Memorial Park in New Haven.
Gov. Malloy Announces Federal Approval of Major Disaster Declaration in Response to September’s Severe Rain and Flooding
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that his request for a major disaster declaration in connection with the severe rain and flooding that impacted parts of the state on September 25 and 26 has been approved for public assistance for Middlesex and New London Counties, including the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Tribes.
Gov. Malloy Issues Executive Order Honoring President Bush, Calls for a Minute of Silence at 10am Wednesday
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today issued the following executive order declaring Wednesday, December 5, a Day of Remembrance in honor of President George H.W. Bush and asking Connecticut residents to observe one minute of silence beginning at 10:00 a.m. on that day.
Gov. Malloy: Indeed’s Expansion in Connecticut Continues as the Company Plans to Hire an Additional 500 Workers
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Indeed, the world’s number one job site, is once again expanding its presence in Connecticut. The HR tech company, which just launched an expansion project last year, is now planning to add an additional 500 workers in Stamford, bringing its total employment in Connecticut to 1,700 workers.
Gov. Malloy Directs Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of President George H.W. Bush
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is directing U.S. and state flags in Connecticut to be lowered to half-staff beginning immediately in remembrance of President George H.W. Bush, who passed away on Friday evening. Pursuant to U.S. Code (4 U.S.C. 7m), the flag shall be flown at half-staff for a period of 30 days following the death of a president or former president. 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.
Gov. Malloy Announces Opening of DMV Express Office in Stamford for License and ID Card Renewals
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Commissioner Michael Bzdyra today announced that beginning Wednesday, November 28, 2018, a new DMV Express office will open in Stamford, providing customers with increased opportunities to renew driver’s licenses and identification cards while expanding accessibility and convenience.
Gov. Malloy Invites Public to Annual Holiday Open House at the Governor’s Residence
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and First Lady Cathy Malloy are inviting Connecticut residents to attend the annual holiday open house at the Governor’s Residence in Hartford. Located at 990 Prospect Avenue, the house will be decorated for the season and open to the public for tours.