City | 7:18 pm | August 15, 2013 | By Diana Li

Malloy endorses Toni Harp for mayor

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy has endorsed State Sen. Toni Harp ARC ’78 for New Haven mayor, according to The New Haven Independent. If elected, Harp will become the city’s first female mayor. A state senator since 1993, Harp currently co-chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee. She is competing against Justin Elicker FES ’08 SOM ’08, Henry »

City | 1:19 am | April 26, 2013 | By Michelle Hackman

Malloy to endorse raising minimum wage

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy plans to announce on Friday morning that he supports raising the state’s minimum wage to $9 per hour. The governor will likely endorse a plan that will raise the minimum wage from $8.25 an hour in two increments for the next two years, according to the Hartford Courant. Malloy does not support indexing the rate »

City | 11:14 pm | January 15, 2013 | By Michelle Hackman

Malloy appoints Yale alum to chief legal counsel

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy named Luke Bronin ’01 LAW ’06 his next chief legal counsel on Tuesday. The 33-year-old former Rhodes scholar first worked for Malloy during his unsuccessful 2006 gubernatorial campaign against New Haven Mayor John DeStefano, who later lost to Republican M. Jodi Rell. Bronin will be leaving a four-year post at the »

City | 4:29 pm | December 5, 2012 | By Michelle Hackman

State budget deficit grows to $415 million

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy

State Comptroller Kevin Lembo increased the state budget deficit estimate to $415 million on Monday in his monthly letter to Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy, marking an even larger deficit estimate than previously reported. In his last monthly report issued on Nov. 1, the comptroller estimated that the state was short $60 million. But, by mid-November, Malloy’s Budget »