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Connecticut teaming up with group to combat school violence

Oct. 7, 2018 5:04 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The state of Connecticut is partnering with the nonprofit group Sandy Hook Promise to help train students, educators and school administrators on how to protect against school violence. Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security...

Connecticut receives $30 million for water-related projects

Oct. 7, 2018 9:36 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The state of Connecticut has received more than $30 million in federal funding to help finance community-based water infrastructure projects, including those involving drinking water and municipal sewage. Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the state plans to leverage the federal...

National GOP investing in Stefanowski, hoping to win seat

Oct. 5, 2018 12:34 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Businessman Bob Stefanowski, the Republican contender for Connecticut governor, is winning the battle for outside help over his Democratic rival, as the Republican Governors Association buys up TV ad time in hopes of securing the state's top political job once again. The RGA has so...

Connecticut governor to teach at Boston College Law School

Oct. 3, 2018 12:37 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy has accepted a teaching position at the Boston College Law School. The school says the Democrat, who will leave office in January after two terms as Connecticut's governor, will teach in the spring as its Rappaport Distinguished Visiting...

Mental health funds released for displaced hurricane victims

Oct. 2, 2018 2:40 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is receiving a $750,000 federal grant to provide mental health support to families and especially children who were evacuated from their homes in Puerto Rico and have been living in Connecticut as a result of Hurricane Maria last September. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the...

Connecticut tribes disappointed by casino ruling

Oct. 1, 2018 3:42 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's two federally recognized American Indian tribes voiced disappointment on Monday about a federal judge's ruling over the weekend that hinders their plans to open a new casino in East Windsor, but pledged to keep pushing for the project. A spokesman for MMCT Venture, the...

Editorials from around New England

Sep. 28, 2018 12:17 PM EDT

Editorials from around New England: ___ CONNECTICUT The Day Sept. 26 There's nothing like the platform postures of this year's gubernatorial hopefuls to send us back for another look at what Gov. Dan Malloy said he would do, did do, or could not pull off. Doubtless his successor will find himself equally...

Connecticut receiving $20 million to combat opioid epidemic

Sep. 23, 2018 3:48 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is receiving more than $20 million from the federal government to boost its efforts to fight the opioid epidemic. Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said there will be two $11 million grants distributed across two years from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health...

Summaries of the governor's races on the ballot in 36 states

Sep. 23, 2018 10:21 AM EDT

Governor's races are on the ballot this November in 36 states. The most competitive races are expected to be in states where Republicans now hold the job. Summaries of each race: ALABAMA Republican Kay Ivey is being challenged by the mayor of Tuscaloosa, Democrat Walter Maddox, who is seeking to be the first...

Towns to receive state money for bicycle, pedestrian safety

Sep. 22, 2018 11:43 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The state Department of Transportation is handing out $12.4 million in grants for bicycle and pedestrian safety projects in 40 Connecticut towns. Governor Dannel P. Malloy says the money also will be used to improve accessibility within community centers where people can meet for...