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March 16, 2016

Malloy Names New Leadership Team To Head DMV

by Christine Stuart | Mar 16, 2016 11:40am
Posted to: Taxes | Transportation | DMV | Middletown | Wallingford

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is hoping the nomination of a new leadership team with experience in both the public and private sector will help modernize the Department of Motor Vehicles.

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March 9, 2016

Poll Finds Support For Juvenile Justice Reform

by Christine Stuart | Mar 9, 2016 5:50pm
Posted to: Child Welfare | Poll | State Budget | Cheshire | Middletown

Christine Stuart photo A poll of 500 Connecticut adults found support for moving toward a less restrictive and more rehabilitative system of juvenile justice for youthful offenders.

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February 24, 2016

Future of Connecticut Juvenile Training School Debated

by Christine Stuart | Feb 24, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Child Welfare | Education | Juvenile Justice | State Budget | Middletown

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants to close a secure facility for juveniles by 2018, but Republican lawmakers think it should happen sooner and the chairs of the Children’s Committee believe the facility should stay open and be repurposed.

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February 17, 2016

Malloy Defends Proposed Budget Cuts At Town Hall In Middletown

by Middletown Press | Feb 17, 2016 11:29am
Posted to: State Budget | Middletown

Sam Norton photo After caring for her ailing mother for 20 years, Joanne Siena is using her voice as an AARP volunteer to ensure elder care is not affected by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed budget cuts for fiscal 2017.

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January 25, 2016

Labor Deputy Goes To DMV, Former Hamden Mayor To Labor Dept.

by Christine Stuart | Jan 25, 2016 3:51pm
Posted to: Town News | Hamden | Hartford | Middletown | Labor | Transportation | DMV

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy shuffled the deck Monday and asked Deputy Labor Commissioner Dennis Murphy to help manage the Department of Motor Vehicles until he can make a permanent selection.

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January 13, 2016

Malloy On GE Move: ‘This Hurts’

by Christine Stuart | Jan 13, 2016 3:43pm
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Election 2016 | Jobs | Labor | Middletown

Christine Stuart photo Connecticut’s political and business leaders expressed disappointment in General Electric’s decision Wednesday to relocate its headquarters to Boston, but none of them were truly surprised.

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December 15, 2015

Malloy Puts Lawmakers On Notice - Support His Transportation Lockbox Or Face Consequences

by Christine Stuart | Dec 15, 2015 10:53am
Posted to: State Budget | State Capitol | Transportation | Middletown

christine stuart / ctnewsjunkie (Updated 1:43 p.m.) Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy told business leaders Tuesday that he wants a constitutional amendment for his transportation lockbox. Afterward, he told the news media that he will actively campaign against anyone who votes against it.

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December 11, 2015

Secure Facility For Juveniles To Close In 2018

by Christine Stuart | Dec 11, 2015 5:30am
Posted to: Child Welfare | Civil Liberties | Juvenile Justice | Nonprofits | Middletown

In an editorial board meeting with WNPR earlier this week, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the Connecticut Juvenile Training School will be closed by 2018.

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November 17, 2015

OP-ED | News Flash: The World Is A Mean And Nasty Place

by Barth Keck | Nov 17, 2015 10:15pm
Posted to: Analysis | Civil Liberties | Equality | Opinion | Durham | Middlefield | Middletown

I’ve been a fan of “Rocky” — both the film and the character — ever since the first film debuted in 1976.

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November 13, 2015

OP-ED | At Wesleyan, A Shocking Disrespect For Free Speech

by Terry Cowgill | Nov 13, 2015 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Civil Liberties | Media Matters | Opinion | Middletown

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These are dark days for free speech and campus journalism. Just in the last few years, there have been countless examples of campus strife over who can say what and when. One of the latest concerns Wesleyan University in Middletown, where the student government has retaliated against The Argus for publishing an op-ed that was moderately critical of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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