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Press Releases

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  • 2/22/2011 Governor Malloy Seeks Presidential Disaster Declaration, Federal Aid for January 12 Record Snowstorm

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy has formally requested that President Barack Obama declare a major disaster in the State of Connecticut – a move that could bring federal financial aid to Connecticut cities and towns impacted by the record snowfall on January 12, 2011.

  • 2/22/2011 Governor Malloy: Businesses Interested in First Five Program Should Contact Office Directly

    Last week, Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced the creation of his ‘First Five’ initiative—a new program that will provide incentives to the first five businesses that each bring a minimum of 200 new full-time jobs to the state within the next 24 months. Today, Governor Malloy announced that companies interested in the program should call his office directly to learn more.

  • 2/21/2011 Gov. Malloy Judges Annual Contest for Teen Safe Driving

    High school students’ videos showing how teens should make the right choice for safety when behind the wheel were rated today by Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Travelers executives, state commissioners and other safety advocates. The group rated the best among 164 entries in the annual contest for teen safe driving.

  • 2/21/2011 Tuesday: Gov. Malloy to Address Eastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce

    On Tuesday morning, Governor Dannel P. Malloy will be the keynote speaker at the Eastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast in Groton. The Governor will speak about his efforts to improve the business climate in Connecticut and get our state's fiscal house in order to help create new jobs and keep the ones we have.

  • 2/18/2011 Gov. Malloy Urges Congressional Leaders to Fully Fund Sub Program

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy sent letters today to the Chairs and the Ranking Members of Congress' Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense to request the full funding of two Virginia Class submarines slated to be built by Electric Boat.

  • 2/18/2011 Governor Malloy Hails Major Federal Grant for Technology in Health Care Reform

    The administration of Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman today announced that Connecticut residents and businesses will benefit from a $35.6 million federal grant aimed at helping New England states develop a state-of-the-art, online gateway to health insurance options. While Connecticut and other New England states are directly participating, the project is centered at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester and the Massachusetts Executive Office of Human Services, supported by the non-profit New England States Consortium Systems Organization.

  • 2/18/2011 Governor Malloy: Unemployment Insurance Benefits Go Paperless, Achieves Noteworthy Savings

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced today that a move by the state Department of Labor towards a new paperless direct deposit system for unemployment insurance benefits will save the state approximately $300,000 a month on printing and mailing costs – a notable shift toward finding efficiencies that reduces state spending while improving services. The Governor said the move is an example of the type of change he would like to carry across all state departments as he continues looking for ways to reduce costs.

  • 2/18/2011 Governor Malloy Seeks High-Speed Rail Money That Florida Rejected

    In light of Florida's rejection of roughly $2 billion dollars in federal stimulus funding for high-speed rail infrastructure, Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is actively pursuing a portion of those freed-up dollars to further bolster Connecticut's own high-speed rail expansion - the Springfield-Hartford-New Haven rail line.

  • 2/17/2011 Governor Malloy, Lt. Governor Wyman Urge Speaker Boehner to Oppose Efforts to Defund Planned Parenthood and Other Family Planning Centers

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman today called on Speaker of the House John A. Boehner to oppose efforts to defund Planned Parenthood and other family planning centers, in light of promises by Republicans to work first on stabilizing the economy and putting people back to work.

  • 2/17/2011 Friday: Gov. Malloy Attends HBJ E-Marketing Technology Summit, Rallies at Pratt, Whitney for the F-35

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy will attend the Hartford Business Journal’s e-Marketing & Technology Summit on Friday between 8:00-8:30 a.m., during which he will present the Strateg-e Awards, recognizing local companies that take advantage of the latest technology to grow their businesses. The conference will assemble the region’s leaders on website design, search engine optimization, e-newsletters, e-advertising, blogs, social networks, business automation and integration for a series of interactive workshops.

  • 2/16/2011 Governor Malloy's Budget: Creates Jobs, Shares the Sacrifices that Need to be Made, and is Balanced With No Gimmicks

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy unveiled his biennial budget today, covering fiscal years 2012 and 2013. The budget includes investments in job creation, as well as cuts in spending, concessions from state employees and tax increases in approximately equal measures, while keeping the safety net intact and supporting business and industry as they create jobs.

  • 2/16/2011 Thursday: Governor Malloy Celebrates African American History in CT

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy will attend the ceremony for the launch of the Connecticut Freedom Trail website on Thursday afternoon. The Connecticut Freedom Trail was established in 1995 with the intention of educating the public about local African American history in State of Connecticut.

  • 2/15/2011 Gov. Malloy Joins Operation Fuel and Energy Providers to Announce Innovative New Program Aimed At Reducing Small Business Energy Costs

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today joined State Senator John Fonfara, representatives from Dominion, PSEG and Operation Fuel at a mid-morning press conference in Hartford to announce a new pilot program designed to help women- and minority-owned businesses reduce their energy costs and educate themselves about energy consumption.

  • 2/15/2011 Wednesday: Governor Malloy Delivers Budget Address

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy will deliver his FY 2012-2013 state budget address in front of a joint session of the Connecticut General Assembly on Wednesday at noon. The Governor’s address will be preceded by a budget briefing for members of the media conducted by Office of Policy & Management Secretary Benjamin Barnes.

  • 2/15/2011 Governor Malloy to Hold Series of Town Hall Meetings Across Connecticut

    Over the next seven weeks, Governor Dannel P. Malloy will hold a series of 17 town hall-style meetings across the state. These meetings will allow the Governor to discuss the state’s pressing economic and budgetary issues face-to-face with state residents, while listening to their own thoughts and suggestions, as well.