Posts Tagged ‘ Malloy ’

CTLCV endorses Malloy in governor’s race

Oct 6th, 2014 | By
Governor Dannel P. Malloy held a news conference at Union Station in New Haven to announce that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) will undertake a $10 million project to upgrade the power supply for Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line beginning on Monday, February 3. The project will prevent the type of catastrophic power failure that occurred this past fall in Mount Vernon, New York, seriously disrupting service on the New Haven Line.

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.

Malloy, Foley Address Transportation at Candidate Forum

Sep 15th, 2014 | By

Malloy and Greenwich businessman Tom Foley appeared separately on Monday at a transportation forum hosted by regional transportation groups.

Malloy: Connecticut can fund transportation for a month

Jul 4th, 2014 | By

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says Connecticut can cover the cost of various ongoing transportation projects on its own for about a month.

Malloy chose busway but railroad may do him in

Jun 12th, 2014 | By

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

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State seeking public review and comment on action plan for $66M in federal Super Storm Sandy recovery

Feb 17th, 2014 | By

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

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Conn. gov to join governors at energy meeting

Sep 10th, 2013 | By

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. pleads with CT Gov. over energy legislation

May 16th, 2013 | By

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.”

What do you think? Click on this Environmental Headline for more of this story and to add your comment to the energy mix.

Malloy a Sound friend

Mar 12th, 2013 | By

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.

Connecticut’s history, not its environment, is front and center in tourism branding campaign

May 15th, 2012 | By

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.

Malloy: Integrated Effort Needed To Repair Transportation Infrastructure

Jan 16th, 2012 | By

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.

WTNH Viewers Ask the Governor More Questions

Oct 26th, 2011 | By

Governor Dannel Malloy sits down with News 8 for the fourth installment of Ask the Governor and answers questions from viewers.

Malloy announces $30M in federal funds for CT high-speed rail

Sep 20th, 2011 | By

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.

Malloy stop focuses on farms

Aug 26th, 2011 | By

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.

Completion of rail trails a test for Malloy and the ‘new DOT’

Aug 19th, 2011 | By

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.

Malloy elicits ideas for CT’s airports

Aug 10th, 2011 | By

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.

Cyclists ask governor to include bike lanes in highway funds

Jun 24th, 2011 | By

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.

Transit Coalition smiles, Stowe decries Malloy’s support for Busway

Apr 20th, 2011 | By

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.”

Esty Nomination Hearing Delayed. Politics at play.

Mar 3rd, 2011 | By

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

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Fast Start for Malloy on Transit, Smart Growth

Mar 1st, 2011 | By

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.

Malloy looking to put Route 11 on road to completion

Jan 29th, 2011 | By

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says first step is to check availability of funds at federal level.