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December 18, 2015

OP-ED | Confident, Relaxed Malloy Talks Budget, Transportation, Casinos, and More

by Susan Bigelow | Dec 18, 2015 9:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Business | The Economy | Gaming | Jobs | Opinion | Editorial Board | State Budget | Pensions | Taxes | Transportation | Tribes

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There is a lot of pessimism in Connecticut these days, but very little of it seems to have bled through to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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OP-ED | The Prickly Governor Who Can’t Stop Working

by Terry Cowgill | Dec 18, 2015 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Business | Civil Liberties | Opinion | Editorial Board | Public Health | Public Safety

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When he was a kid, Dan Malloy must have had a poor self-image. After all, in a story the learning disabled governor loves to repeat, some of his elementary school teachers told the young Dannel as late as fourth grade that he was mentally retarded and would amount to nothing. His classmates — the meanies anyway — called him a dummy.

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December 14, 2015

Malloy Not Ruling Out Third Term

by Christine Stuart | Dec 14, 2015 2:21pm
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Election 2018 | Taxes | State Capitol | Transparency | Editorial Board

Christine Stuart photo He only has a 32 percent approval rating, but that won’t necessarily be a factor in the decision-making process if Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy decides to run for a third term.

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February 21, 2012

OP-ED | Throwing Good Teachers Out With The Bath Water?

by Sarah Darer Littman and Susan Bigelow | Feb 21, 2012 5:30am
Posted to: Education | Opinion | Editorial Board

Experienced teachers produce higher student test scores. So it should be a matter of great concern that there are more novice teachers in our schools now than there were a decade ago. In 1987-88, the most common level of experience for K-12 teachers was 14 years; by 2007-08, it had dropped to 1-2 years. This is a problem, and a big one. But Gov. Dannel P. Malloy doesn’t see it that way.

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OP-ED | Malloy Is Combative, Confident, And Closely Attuned To The World

by CTNJ Editorial Board | Feb 21, 2012 5:28am
Posted to: Education | Energy | Jobs | Opinion | Editorial Board | State Budget | Transportation

It was more than three years ago that CTNewsJunkie.com started paying a diverse group of columnists to contribute their opinions to the site. The addition of commentary to an already steady stream of hard news from the Capitol helped the site grow its community of readers, and eventually led to the next logical leap last week when an editorial board was formed.

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