15 hrs ago
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Sweeps Internet, But Where Did It Originate?
Unless you've been living under a rock, you've seen the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge sweep the internet, prompting millions of people from Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy to Derek Jeter to dump water on themselves for charity.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Miami Herald
Biden lends political help to Connecticut's Malloy
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy received praise and likely financial help on Wednesday from Vice President Joe Biden, who lauded his fellow Democrat as "an incredibly innovative governor" who deserves a second term.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Biden headed to Conn. for fundraisers
Vice President Biden will head to Connecticut on Wednesday for a pair of fundraisers to help incumbent Gov. Dan Malloy, who is facing a tough battle to retain his job.
Foley Blasts Gov. Malloy for 'Politicizing' Newtown Tragedy
Republican Tom Foley has blasted Democratic Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy for "politicizing" the Newton school tragedy in a campaign commercial as the rivals head for a rematch in the gubernatorial race.
The Danbury Daily Voice
Danbury Letter: Economic Outlook Still Bleak In Connecticut
In recent months, and as the November election approaches, Gov. Malloy has ramped up his efforts to convince Connecticut residents that thanks to his hard work, our economy and employment opportunities are strong and competitive.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The state of Connecticut is looking for a new Victim's Advocate to fight for the rights of victims of crime in the state, after Michelle Cruz, who previously held the position, was let go by Governor Malloy.
Ricciotti: Malloy's common core dilemma
Gov. Malloy is now in a quandary concerning the Common Core State Standards for Connecticut as Tom Foley , his Republican opponent for governor, has indicated that he plans not to implement the Common Core in all Connecticut school districts if elected governor.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Miami Herald
Foley suggests 5 to 7 election debates with Malloy
Tom Foley, the Republican nominee for governor, says that regardless of the issues such as taxes and Connecticut's economy he's more likable than his opponent, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Moving past the Aug. 12 primary
On Aug. 12, Republicans were asked to choose who should be their nominee to try to unseat the incumbent Democrat, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Gov. Malloy To Join In On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is the latest Connecticut politician to get doused with ice water to increase awareness about a debilitating disease.
Foley's comments at Fusion Paperboard in Sprague focus of continuing debate
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley has been constantly blasted by Democrats for two weeks for his statements outside a soon-to-be-closed paper mill in Sprague, generating an issue that has already been featured in political attack ads by two candidates.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
"We are honored that Governor Jodi Rell will share her exceptional talent and dedication to the RSLC's mission to elect state-level Republicans across the nation," said Chairman Bill McCollum.
State of Connecticut
Gov. Malloy: Connecticut's Annual 'Sales Tax-Free Week' Runs August 17 to 23
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today reminded Connecticut consumers about the state's upcoming 'Sales Tax-Free Week' for clothing and shoes that starts on Sunday, August 17 and continues through Saturday, August 23, 2014.
Governor Malloy: Jonathan Pelto Has No Shot
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hasn't commented on the potential for Jonathan Pelto to get on the ballot as a third-party candidate and mount a challenge to him from the left.
To displace Dems, Conn. GOP must stand for something
On Monday Tom Foley's commercials were disparaging John McKinney as a "career politician."
Malloy not wrong citing handling of crises
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's first campaign commercials dealt with the extraordinary challenges the state has faced during his first term, the economic struggles, the disastrous storms and, most of all, the awful consequences of the "unimaginable evil let loose in a school."
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Foley and Somers kick off their campaign in Trumbull
After learning Wednesday that they would be paired together, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley of Greenwich and Republican lieutenant governor candidate Heather Bond Somers of Groton held a press conference at their field office in Trumbull to get their campaign message out and answer questions from reporters.
The Newtown Bee
In Contrast To Statewide Outcomes, Newtown Backs McKinney, Walker
Only 842 of Newtown's 5,138 Republicans cast votes in Tuesday's GOP primary - the majority supporting candidates who were unsuccessful in races that were expected to draw low numbers at polling places statewide.
The Westport Daily Voice
Lawmakers Rip Proposed Rate Hike For Conn. Rail Riders
After reports that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will seek a fare increase from Connecticut's Metro-North Railroad commuters next year, Gov. Dannel Malloy is questioning the timing and the need for a hike in prices while other lawmakers blasted the plan.
State Pension Funds Post Investment Gains
While an actuarial analysis of Connecticut's pension funds isn't due until after the November election, state Treasurer Denise Nappier announced this week that the two funds posted net investment returns of more than 15 percent for the 2014 fiscal year.