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Gov. Malloy Appoints Vicki Veltri To Lead State's Office Of Health Strategy
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is appointing Victoria Veltri of Colchester to serve as Executive Director of the state’s Office of Health Strategy, a new state office created through the consolidation of several existing resources as part of the bipartisan state budget that was adopted in October. The office, which begins operations on February 1, will be responsible for implementing data-driven strategies that promote equal access to healthcare, improve the value of healthcare, contain costs, and ensure better healthcare systems for Connecticut residents.
Gov. Malloy: State And Community Organizations Seek Volunteers For Annual Homelessness Census
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Department of Housing Commissioner Evonne M. Klein, and Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH) Executive Director Lisa Tepper Bates are encouraging Connecticut residents to volunteer for the annual point-in-time and youth count of homeless individuals in the state starting next week.
Gov. Malloy & Lt. Gov. Wyman Statements On Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman released the following statements commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Gov. Malloy Announces Connecticut Joins Partnership Encouraging Young Women In High School To Explore Careers In Cyber Security
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the State of Connecticut is participating in an innovative, new cybersecurity training partnership with the SANS Institute that will increase access to young women in high school with the opportunity to explore their interests in cyber studies and learn basic cybersecurity skills in an effort to inspire the next generation of cybersecurity professionals while identifying talented youth.
Gov. Malloy Announces "Rate Of Fire Enhancements Ban" Legislative Proposal
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is proposing legislation to ban the purchase and sale of “rate of fire enhancements,” including bump stocks, binary trigger systems and trigger cranks. This legislative proposal will build upon Connecticut’s smart, commonsense, and nationally recognized gun reform legislation.
Lt. Gov. Wyman: Demand For Health Insurance Rose, 2018 Open Enrollment Stronger Than Previous Years
Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman and Access Health CT (AHCT) CEO Jim Wadleigh today provided the results of the Connecticut healthcare exchange’s fifth open enrollment period, which ran from November 1 to December 22, 2017. During this open enrollment cycle, 114,134 residents signed up for private health insurance coverage, reflecting a 2.3 percent increase compared to enrollment figures last year.
Lt. Gov. Wyman: Healthcare Cabinet Draft Report Examining Prescription Drug Costs Released for Public Comment
Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman, Chair of the Connecticut Healthcare Cabinet, today announced that the Healthcare Cabinet is seeking public comment on a draft report outlining cost containment strategies for prescription drugs.
Gov. Malloy And Lt. Gov. Wyman: Congressional Tax Scam Falls Short On Its Promise Of Reform For The American People
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman released the following statements regarding the final version of the Republican tax plan that the House and Senate are expected to vote on today.
Lt. Governor Wyman, CT National Guard Celebrate Military Families At Operation Elf Holiday Party
Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman and Major General Thad Martin, Adjutant General of the Connecticut National Guard, today joined military families from across the state at the 16th annual Operation ELF (Embracing Lonely Families) holiday party. Established in 2001, Operation ELF helps lessen the financial stresses facing military families who are called to active duty and are in the deployment cycle.
Gov. Malloy: Connecticut Receives $2.6 Million to Assist State's Efforts In Processing And Testing Of Sexual Assault Kits
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the State of Connecticut has been awarded two competitive, federal grants worth $2.6 million that will assist in the state’s efforts to improve the processing and testing of sexual assault evidence kits. The grants come to the state as part of the ongoing work of the Governor’s Sexual Assault Kit Working Group, which Governor Malloy formed in 2016 to assist in the standardization and advancement in testing evidence kits by the Connecticut Forensic Science Laboratory.
Lt. Governor Wyman Announces $5,200 Donation To Operation Elf
Today, Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman commended New Britain’s Schaller Auto World and the New Britain Bees on a partnership that raised $5,200 for Operation E.L.F. (Embracing Lonely Families), an initiative through the Connecticut Military Department that supports Connecticut’s military families in the deployment cycle. Established in 2001, Operation ELF offers assistance throughout the year to families facing the financial strain of active duty.
Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Statements On Today's Attack In New York City
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman released the following statements regarding this morning’s attack at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan.
Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman Applaud Ruling That Will Allow Transgender People To Enlist In Military As Court Case Advances
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman are applauding a federal court ruling released today requiring the Trump administration to accept transgender recruits into the military by January 1 and denying a request by the administration to continue its ban pending further review.
Gov. Malloy And Lt. Gov. Wyman Urge Congress To Reject Concealed Carry Reciprocity Legislation
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman are urging the U.S. House of Representatives to reject the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, which is currently pending before Congress and would allow more dangerous criminals and untrained individuals to carry loaded, hidden guns in public places by forcing states with strong concealed carry laws to honor permits from states with weak or non-existent standards.
Lt. Gov. Wyman, Dept. Of Veterans Affairs, CT National Guard Honor Connecticut Veterans Hall Of Fame Class Of 2017
Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman, Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) Acting Commissioner Thomas J. Saadi, and Major General Thaddeus Martin, Adjutant General of the Connecticut National Guard, today inducted eleven veterans into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame. Established in 2005, the Veterans Hall of Fame recognizes the continued service of Connecticut veterans who have made significant contributions to their communities after leaving military service.