Malloy moves to protect SNAP
Governor Malloy’s move to protect the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits from federal cuts has won praise from hunger activists and spurred imitation by New York, Pennsylvania and other states.
Malloy, Foley tied in latest poll
A Quinnipiac University poll released yesterday shows Gov. Dannel Malloy in a dead heat against leading Republican challenger Tom Foley.
Malloy orders data dump
Governor Dannel Malloy signed an executive order yesterday to create a new online portal that aggregates and displays data from agencies across the state government.
Malloy seeks support for vets
Even the Republicans vying for Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy’s job this November support his plan to get over 400 homeless veterans in Connecticut off the streets by 2015.
Republicans clamor to unseat Malloy
Six declared Republican candidates for governor of Connecticut are gearing up to turn the governor’s office red by overcoming a Democratic opponent they assume will be incumbent Gov. Dannel Malloy.
Malloy zeroes in on economy
Malloy proposed tax refunds, increased spending on higher education, a higher minimum wage and other initiatives in his State of the State speech.
Thousands lose unemployment benefits in Conn.
An emergency five-year program extending unemployment benefits from 26 to 63 weeks in Connecticut ended on Jan. 1, imperiling more than 26,000 Conn. Residents who relied on the federal program to cover basic living expenses. Congress extended unemployment benefits beyond 26 weeks in 2008 to support millions of Americans newly jobless from the recession. However, »
Student art show draws a diverse crowd
Sixty-seven works of art hung on the walls of 45 Howe St. on Friday evening as members of the Yale community sipped wine and considered purchasing the works on display. Ten undergraduate artists displayed their work at the Undergraduate Art Show last Friday, the first one of its kind where attendees could purchase the pieces »