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CTP 087: Sen. Fasano accuses Malloy of playing politics with delay of illegal immigrant driver's license program
Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this edition of CTTalking Podcast, state Sen. Len Fasano, R-34th District, accuses the Malloy administration of playing politics with the delay in the implementation of the driver’s license program for illegal immigrants.  The story broke,... 
Will not being a 'blah' governor help or hurt Malloy?
Is the estimate that Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is not considered a ‘blah’ governor good or band for the beleaguered first-term executive?  Remember, the first Democratic governor in 20 years in deep blue Connecticut, cannot get out of the 40 percent approval rating... 
Joan Rivers daughter keeping fingers crossed
Joan Rivers daughter and family members remain hopeful she will recover, three days after going into cardiac arrest in a doctor’s office.  The 81-year-old actress, who once had a residence in Connecticut, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital on Thursday, one day after speaking at... 
Get ready for area code 9-5-9
Make that four area codes.  Connecticut is getting a new area code.  959 will join 860 in a region that covers most of the state, starting Saturday.  The southwestern portion of the state is covered by area codes 203 and 475.   Customers with existing numbers do not need to change.... 
As Malloy touts Common Core, ConnCAN gives 63 schools 'F' grade.  Common Core blamed
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy touted his administration’s commitment to education and Common Core in Wednesday night’s debate with GOP challenger Tom Foley.  There is a good chance Foley got some comeback material Thursday, when the Connecticut Coalition for Achievement... 
Local taxpayers pick up the cost of Biden's fundraising visit
Taxpayers in Greenwich and Stamford picked up the cost of Vice President Joe Biden’s extra security, when he visited those two municipalities for fundraisers on behalf of Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Democratic Governor’s Association last week.  Neil Vigdor... 
Dan's Opinion: No wonder Tom Foley wants multiple debates with Gov. Malloy
You’ll never confuse Tom Foley for Abraham Lincoln or even Stephen Douglas, when it comes to debates, but his greatest asset is being on stage with an unpopular governor who comes across as the prosecutor he once was.  No wonder Foley would like multiple debates against Gov.... 
Hey governor?  You need a lot more than $10.10 an hour to live in Connecticut
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made repeated note in his debate with challenger Tom Foley on Wednesday night,  of how he worked to make Connecticut the first state to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.  He even said the hike will help to pull people out of “poverty.”... 
Now we're told the weather is to blame for slow second quarter growth too, as deficit grows
When the first quarter of the year witnessed slow economic growth, we were told the weather had a lot to do with it.  Latest numbers from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office indicate the slow growth.  In fiscal year 2014, the U.S. economy has grown just 1.5 percent, much less... 
How much was that tuition?  UConn pays nearly $1 million for software fees it did not use
Have a son or daughter attending the University of Connecticut?  Upset as tuition climbs on an annual basis?  Well this isn’t going to make you any more relieved.  A state auditors’ report, released Wednesday, indicates the university spent nearly $1 million on SciQuest... 
First gubernatorial debate tonight: 'It's the economy, stupid!'
When Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley meet in their first debate tonight at Norwich Free Academy, the economy expects to be the topic that dominates center stage. “I think that’s what’s on people’s minds more than anything else,”... 
Source tells News 8 illegal immigrant driver's license delay is Malloy campaign motivated
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy denies it, but News 8 is reporting the Department of Motor Vehicles is delaying the roll out of driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants for political reasons. A government source tells News 8 political correspondent Mark Davis the program was... 
DOC Commissioner out.  The nine-month itch?
Well that wasn’t very long.  Connecticut Department of Correction Commissioner James Dzurenda is leaving after being on the job just nine months.  He will take a position overseeing the jails of all five boroughs in New York City. Dzurenda served as interim commissioner for... 
Stop me, if you haven't heard this before from Blumenthal
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal calls Connecticut Light & Power’s latest rate hike proposal the most “outrageous” and “unfair” in memory.  He not only was part of a news conference at the Legislative Office Building on Tuesday, to register his protest,... 

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