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Gov. Malloy And Lt. Gov. Wyman Applaud Committee Adoption of Workplace Fairness Bills
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman are applauding the Connecticut General Assembly’s Labor and Public Employees Committee for voting today to adopt a series of reforms the Governor proposed to improve fairness for employees in the workplace, including the expansion of the state’s first-in-the-nation paid sick leave law, an update to existing anti-harassment requirements to better address today’s challenges, and the advancement of measures that will help ensure fairness and equal pay for equal work regardless of race or gender.
Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Statements On Public Safety Committee Refusal To Vote On Bump Stock Ban
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman today released the following statements in reaction to the Public Safety Committee’s refusal to vote on legislation banning “rate of fire enhancements,” including bump stocks, binary trigger systems and trigger cranks.
Gov. Malloy, Education Leaders Speak Out Against Pres. Trump's Proposal To Arm Teachers, Demand Action
A day after thousands of Connecticut students participated in the National School Walkout to demand legislation to combat gun violence, Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell, and representatives of organizations that represent Connecticut superintendents, boards of education, and principals today spoke out in strong opposition to President Donald Trump’s proposal to arm classroom teachers.
Gov. Malloy, Lt. Gov. Wyman, Commissioner Wentzell Statements On President Trump's Gun Proposals
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, and State Department of Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell released the following statements on the Trump administration’s school safety proposals.
Gov. Malloy Applauds House Vote To Confirm Justice Andrew McDonald As Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman released the following statements applauding the vote in the House of Representatives to confirm Justice Andrew McDonald as Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court. Justice McDonald’s nomination now goes to the Senate for their consideration.
Gov. Malloy And Lt. Gov. Wyman Celebrate International Women's Day, Push For Connecticut Fairness Agenda
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) Commissioner Scott Jackson, and advocates today marked International Women’s Day by pushing for a package of legislative proposals aimed at increasing fairness in the workplace for women and people of color.
Gov. Malloy And Lt. Gov. Wyman Mark The 20th Anniversary Of The Connecticut Lottery Shootings
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman released the following statements on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the shootings at the Connecticut Lottery headquarters in Newington, which took place on March 6, 1998.
Gov. Malloy Statement On Dick's Sporting Goods' Decision To Stop Selling Assault-Style Rifles
Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement regarding Dick’s Sporting Goods’ decision to stop selling assault-style rifles in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, FL.
Lt. Gov. Wyman: Healthcare Cabinet Issues Final Recommendations On Containing Prescription Drug Costs
Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman, Chair of the state’s Healthcare Cabinet, today announced that the Cabinet has finished its report recommending cost containment strategies for prescription drugs.
Gov. Malloy Urges Trump Administration To Consider Connecticut Legislation On Firearm Enhancements When Enacting Federal Reforms
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today wrote a letter to United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions, recommending that as the Attorney General’s Office drafts regulations regarding firearm bump stocks as requested yesterday by President Trump, they should utilize legislation he has proposed on the issue because of its carefully constructed, comprehensive, and inclusive language, which was specifically designed to increase effectiveness and improve public safety.
Lt. Governor Wyman Announces Access Health CT CEO Jim Wadleigh Will Step Down
Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, Chair of the Board of Access Health CT (AHCT), today announced the healthcare exchange’s CEO Jim Wadleigh will step down from the organization effective in April 2018.
Gov. Malloy And Lt. Gov. Wyman Statements On The School Shooting In Parkland, Florida
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman released the following statements regarding the school shooting today in Parkland, Florida.
Gov. Malloy And Lt. Gov. Wyman Provide Testimony In Support Of Financial Aid For Undocumented Students
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman today provided written testimony to the legislature’s Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee in support of House Bill 5031, An Act Equalizing Access to Student-Generated Financial Aid, which allow students, regardless of their immigration status, to receive equal access to financial aid.
Gov. Malloy And Lt. Gov. Wyman Congratulate Connecticut Athletes Competing In The 2018 Olympic Winter Games
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman are congratulating the Connecticut athletes who are set to represent the United States in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
Gov. Malloy Announces $10 Million To Enhance Security At 182 Schools Across Connecticut In Most Recent Round Of School Security Grants
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the State of Connecticut has approved an additional round grants totaling $10 million that will be used to enhance security infrastructure at 182 public and private schools in 51 towns and cities across the state.