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Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Celebrate the Ten-Year Anniversary of Same-Sex Marriage in Connecticut
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman are celebrating the ten-year anniversary of the legalization of same-sex marriage in Connecticut and inviting state residents to commemorate the important equal rights milestone. Connecticut became the second state in the nation to grant marriage licenses to couples of the same gender beginning November 12, 2008.
Gov. Malloy: State Will Illuminate the ‘Q Bridge’ in Red, White, and Blue This Weekend in Honor of Veterans Day
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the State of Connecticut will illuminate the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge in New Haven – informally known by residents as the “Q Bridge” – in red, white, and blue lights on the evenings of Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11 in observation of Veterans Day.
Gov. Malloy Encourages Veterans to Apply for Troops to Teachers Program
In observation of Veterans Day, Governor Dannel P. Malloy is reminding school districts, veterans and their families, and all residents about Connecticut’s Troops to Teachers program, and encouraging service members and veterans to apply. Troops to Teachers is an initiative that provides service members who are transitioning into civilian life and veterans who have already left service with the training necessary to seek careers as school teachers in K-12 schools. The program, which also helps participants find employment as a teacher once the training is complete, helps reduce veteran unemployment while also providing students with exceptional role models in the classroom.
Gov. Malloy: Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of the Mass Shooting in Thousand Oaks, California
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that – in accordance with a presidential proclamation directing flags be lowered to half-staff throughout the country in honor of the victims of the mass shooting late last night in Thousand Oaks, California – U.S. and state flags in Connecticut will fly at half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on Saturday, November 10.
Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Congratulate Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz on Gubernatorial Victory
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman released the following statements congratulating Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz on their victory in the election for Governor and Lt. Governor of the State of Connecticut.
Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Statements on the Expansion of the Democratic Majority in the General Assembly
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman released the following statements regarding the expansion of the Democratic majority in both chambers of the Connecticut General Assembly.
Gov. Malloy Applauds Approval of Constitutional Amendment Creating a Transportation Lockbox
Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement applauding Connecticut voters for approving a constitutional amendment during today’s election that will guarantee that funding set aside for transportation is used for exclusively for transportation projects.
Gov. Malloy: Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of the Mass Shooting at Pittsburgh Synagogue
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that – in accordance with a presidential proclamation directing flags to be lowered to half-staff throughout the country in honor of the victims of the mass shooting at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – U.S. and state flags in Connecticut will fly at half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Statements on Mass Shooting at a Synagogue in Pittsburgh
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman today released the following statements regarding the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.
Gov. Malloy Announces Launch of Go CT Card, Creating Greater Ease for Bus Transit Riders
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Transportation Commissioner James P. Redeker today announced the launch of a new “tap and go” fare card that will provide increased convenience and ease for public transit commuters who ride the state’s bus system by allowing them to place funds into an account connected to the card, and then simply tapping the card on the fare box each time when boarding. Riders who use the card will automatically receive any discounts that are available, providing them with the lowest possible fare without any guesswork.
Gov. Malloy Announces Completion of New Train Station in Berlin Serving the Hartford Line
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today joined Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner James P. Redeker and other state and local officials to commemorate the grand opening of the new CTrail Hartford Line station in Berlin. Located at 51 Depot Road, the station provides service to Hartford Line and Amtrak trains.
Gov. Malloy: Connecticut State Police Have Saved Nearly 300 Lives Since Inception of Program That Equips Troopers With Overdose Reversing Medication
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the Connecticut State Police have successfully saved the lives of 268 people since the inception of a new program that began on October 20, 2014 and provides state troopers with the training and equipment needed to administer Naloxone Hydrochloride, commonly known as Narcan, which reverses the effects of opioid overdoses.
Gov. Malloy Statement on Monthly Jobs Report
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today issued the following statement following the release of the September 2018 Labor Situation report. Although preliminary numbers for September show a total loss of 500 jobs for that month, the August numbers were revised upwards from 1,100 jobs to a total gain of 3,300 jobs. In total, private sector jobs are up 23,400 jobs over the year from September 2017 to September 2018. This represents the 98th consecutive month where monthly private sector job numbers exceeded the numbers in the same month in the previous year.
Gov. Malloy Statement on State Insurance Department Approval of CVS-Aetna Merger
Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement regarding today’s approval by the Connecticut Insurance Department of the merger between CVS Health Corporation and Aetna.
Gov. Malloy Announces Bridgeport Educator Named 2019 Connecticut Teacher of the Year
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and State Department of Education Commissioner Dianna R. Wentzell today announced that Mrs. Sheena Graham, a performing arts and choir teacher at Bridgeport’s Warren Harding High School, has been selected as Connecticut’s 2019 Teacher of the Year – the state’s highest recognition in honoring extraordinary teachers. State and local officials surprised Mrs. Graham at her school this morning to deliver the good news in person.