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3 Connecticut governor contenders spar in debate

Oct. 18, 2018 7:02 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Republican governor candidate Bob Stefanowski attempted to paint both his Democratic and independent rivals as fans of big spending and taxes during their second appearance together on a debate stage. In return, they accused the businessman and political newcomer on Thursday of...

Lamont eyes sports betting revenues to help seniors

Oct. 17, 2018 4:20 PM EDT

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont has proposed spending proceeds from legalized sports betting to restore a local property credit program for elderly homeowners. While Connecticut has not yet passed legislation allowing sports betting, Lamont promised Wednesday...

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...