Posts Tagged ‘ Malloy ’

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
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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.



Malloy taps busway foe DeFronzo for top post

Jan 4th, 2011 | By

Gov.-elect Dan Malloy last month selected former New Britain mayor and current State Senator Donald J. DeFronzo to lead the Department of Administrative Services.



1000 Friends Smart Growth Imperatives for 2011

Jan 3rd, 2011 | By

The results of smart growth are concrete and visible, the document reads. A renovated factory building that provides attractive loft housing in an old industrial city within walking distance of jobs and shopping.



Route 11 Will Take Funds From Vital Areas — Letter from TSTC

Dec 16th, 2010 | By

Malloy is right that CT needs to revamp its transportation priorities and deal with the state’s transportation funding crisis, but ….



New Governor: New Governor Wants DOT On A New Track

Dec 14th, 2010 | By

Governor-elect Dannel Malloy wants to overhaul the management of the beleaguered Department of Transportation.