For the first time since its inception in 1998, the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) has chosen to endorse in a gubernatorial race. After interviewing both candidates, Governor Dannel P. Malloy has earned the CTLCV’s endorsement as a strong leader on protection of Connecticut’s environment. “It is not often that you have such a solid record for a candidate in making these decisions. Governor Malloy’s record has been exemplary,” said Lori Brown, CTLCV Executive Director.
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Malloy and Greenwich businessman Tom Foley appeared separately on Monday at a transportation forum hosted by regional transportation groups.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says Connecticut can cover the cost of various ongoing transportation projects on its own for about a month.
Governor Malloy’s prospects for a second term may be determined by how many more times before Nov. 4 that troublesome 118-year-old railroad drawbridge in Norwalk malfunctions and stops traffic on the busiest commuter rail line in the country, Metro-North. Accidents and other breakdowns on Metro-North in the last year have discredited state government more than
State seeking public review and comment on action plan for $66M in federal Super Storm Sandy recoveryFeb 17th, 2014 | By Environmental Headlines -- CT environmental news
Plan Released for Second Tranche of Federal CDBG Funding, Residents Invited To Weigh-In Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has announced that the state Department of Housing (DOH) has released for public comment an action plan that outlines how the state will distribute $66 million in federal Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG- DR) funding to continue
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is joining other New England governors and the premiers of the five eastern Canadian provinces at an annual conference in Quebec that will focus on energy efficiency and climate change.
New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan’s letter says the Connecticut proposal that would allow hydro to be counted toward that state’s renewable energy goals quote, “undermines our common goal of fostering new and small-scale renewable resources here in New England.”
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Despite the continued fiscal and economic challenges confronting the state, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is making the right choice by continuing state investment in cleaning up Long Island Sound. The legislature should support his position. For more on this story, visit: The Day – Malloy a Sound friend | News from southeastern Connecticut.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy seems to have ignored large sectors of the economy in deciding to tout Connecticut’s historical gems over elements of its environment in rolling out the state’s much-anticipated branding campaign, part of a $27 million initiative they hope will generate three times as much in tourism revenues over the next two years. Leave a comment and tell us what sector you’re in and why you think Connecticut’s tourism campaign should have considered you.
Scattershot planning, false savings and neglect have eroded the infrastructure for years, but that’s not happening any longer, Malloy said in an interview with The Hartford Courant.
Governor Dannel Malloy sits down with News 8 for the fourth installment of Ask the Governor and answers questions from viewers.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has announced the release of $30 million in federal funding for the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield passenger rail corridor. In May 2011, the Federal Railroad Administration announced that Connecticut would receive $30 million of the $2 billion in federal funding that the state of Florida had declined.
State agencies need to find ways to work with Connecticut farmers to bolster their profits and promote the importance of buying locally grown goods to ensure the future health of the industry, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday. The Norwich Bulletin reports.
At the opening of a new 1.8-mile stretch of bicycle trail in Canton, longtime rails-to-trails advocate R. Bruce Donald welcomed the presence of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his acting transportation commissioner, James P. Redeker, as a milestone in a long struggle.
Gov. Dannel Malloy officially created the Connecticut Airport Authority on Wednesday to oversee Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks and immediately held court with several businesses on how they could capitalize on the new organization. Read more here: Malloy elicits ideas for CT’s airports | Hartford Business.
New Haven’s intrepid cyclists politely crashed an I-95 groundbreaking with a show of pedal power and a written plea to the governor: While you prepare to spend another $357 million on cars, consider spending some more money on bike paths too.
At a press conference on April 4, Governor Malloy announced to the public that he has “decided to aggressively pursue construction of the busway” even though “it may not be the perfect project.”
Richard Stowe, founder and director of Rail*Trains*Ecology*Cycling (RailTEC), said that “giving the busway a green light is a giant step backward for Connecticut. The busway drives a knife through what should be a state transportation goal of building a seamless rail system throughout Connecticut. It destroys the possibility for New Haven-New Britain-Hartford commuter rail.”
Daniel C. Esty, the Yale professor nominated by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to head the new Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, is scheduled to start his new job March 8, but his nomination hearing scheduled for Thursday will be postponed. Rumors of the delay immediately raised concerns that House Speaker Chris Donovan, who controls
CT Governor Dan Malloy went to bat for transportation during his administration’s first Bond Commission meeting on Friday, releasing over $250 million for transportation-related projects, with approximately $203 million of that going to transit and transit-oriented development initiatives.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says first step is to check availability of funds at federal level.