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December 18, 2014

OP-ED | A Transportation Wish List for 2015

by Susan Bigelow | December 18, 2014 8:00pm

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has said that his big focus for 2015 is going to be transportation infrastructure. This is excellent news; our state has lagged behind in transportation for too long. We don’t yet know where he’ll focus transportation spending, so here’s a list of suggestions:

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December 17, 2014

Malloy Believes Busway Will Be A Success

by Hugh McQuaid | December 17, 2014 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid photo It took Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other officials about 20 minutes to travel from New Britain to Hartford on Tuesday on a tour of the 9.4-mile dedicated bus route that is scheduled to open in March.

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December 16, 2014

Malloy to Middlesex Chamber: We’ve Righted the Ship, Now Where Will We Take It?

by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2014 10:31am

Christine Stuart photo CROMWELL — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy tried his best to put a contentious re-election campaign behind him Tuesday as he addressed the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce.

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December 12, 2014

Malloy Shuffles Commissioners

by Hugh McQuaid | December 12, 2014 12:00pm

Administrative Services Commissioner Donald DeFronzo will retire in January, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced in a Friday press release. Current Motor Vehicles Commissioner Melody Currey will take over DeFronzo’s department.

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December 9, 2014

If You’re Shipping A Card or Package Next Week You Won’t Be Alone

by Cara Rosner | December 9, 2014 8:00am

Shutterstock photo Those heading to the post office to mail cards, letters, or packages will have plenty of company if they go next week, when the U.S. Postal Service expects to have its busiest days of the year.

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December 3, 2014

Malloy Signals Expensive Transportation Projects On Horizon

by Hugh McQuaid | December 3, 2014 12:00pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy told a group of transportation advocates Wednesday that he intends to have a frank conversation with the public in the coming months about the true costs of necessary infrastructure upgrades.

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November 28, 2014

OP-ED | Workers Need Rights As Well As Turkey

by Susan Bigelow | November 28, 2014 11:45am

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It’s Thanksgiving time again, which for the last couple of years has meant more and more big box retail stores are open on Thanksgiving itself, and more employees won’t be able to spend the day with their families. It’s a setback in a year that has seen both progress and losses for the rights and security of our most vulnerable workers.

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November 25, 2014

State Offices To Close At 12:30 p.m. Wednesday

by Staff Report | November 25, 2014 4:13pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy decided to close all state offices at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday to give state employees a chance to get home before the snow starts falling.

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Traveling Up, Gas Prices Down

by Kristi Allen | November 25, 2014 5:30am

Courtesy of the NOAA The 41 million Americans who will hit the road for Thanksgiving travel this week have something to look forward to: the lowest gas prices in five years.

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November 21, 2014

OP-ED | Looking Beyond Connecticut’s Borders

by Susan Bigelow | November 21, 2014 8:00am

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If you live in Connecticut you live with — and surprisingly close to — state borders. In fact, no matter where you go in our state, you’re never more than about 50 miles away from either New York, Massachusetts, or Rhode Island. So why do we continually treat the state lines as if they’re the edge of the world?

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