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More trains! Wider roads! Fixed bridges! The governor’s big plan to fix our transportation system has a lot in it but the state is still figuring out how to pay for it. Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker stops by for an update on the state of Connecticut’s current transportation infrastructure and plans to overhaul the system.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is unveiling his proposed changes to the two-year state budget enacted last year.

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When Connecticut lawmakers return for the new legislative session, they'll find some familiar problems.

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Congestion tolling, a higher sales tax, and increasing the state gas tax to the 1990s rate of 39 cents per gallon are among the ideas being recommended to help fund Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy's proposed $100 billion transportation overhaul.

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Governor Dannel Malloy has touted the state’s economic achievements in 2015, saying robust job growth and an overall rise in wages has put Connecticut in a stronger position.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy will be sitting with first lady Michelle Obama during the president's final State of the Union address.

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Connecticut made "far more progress than anyone ever expected" in 2015 on improving the state's transportation infrastructure, Governor Dannel Malloy said on Monday.

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Republican presidential hopefuls debate for the first time since the Paris attacks and San Bernardino shootings and national security is on the forefront of national discussion. This hour on our weekly news roundtable The Wheelhouse, we discuss the latest debate in the long road to the White House. There was more of a clear divide between some candidates, especially surrounding military spending and intelligence gathering.

This week Connecticut's leaders had to close a $350 million hole in the state's budget. One place they cut is hospital funding, and that's making hospital executives furious.

The battles lines are clear. Gov. Dannel Malloy, a Democrat, says the hospitals are getting rich off taxpayers, making more money than in past years — thanks, in part, to the Affordable Care Act. So he thinks hospitals can afford to give some money back.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is proposing an executive order that would ban gun sales to people on federal no-fly watch lists. He said Thursday his policy would further limit the purchase of ammunition or guns already outlawed in the state. 

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is officially taking the reins as chairman of the Democratic Governors Association.

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Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff said there's "general agreement on the parameters" of a deal to cover Connecticut's current budget shortfall. 

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Governor Dannel Malloy is calling Connecticut lawmakers back to the Capitol for a special legislative session on the state budget shortfall, even though a bipartisan agreement hasn't been reached. 

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Connecticut's Governor Dannel Malloy and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy reacted to the news of a deadly mass shooting in San Bernardino, California with a mix of grief and concern for public safety.

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Connecticut's hospitals are threatening to take the state to court over a hefty tax that amounts to hundreds of millions of dollars this year alone, and it's part of an ongoing  tension between the hospitals and Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy.

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Speaking at a press conference Monday, Governor Dannel Malloy said the state Department of Transportation is resurfacing more roads this year -- one step in creating "best-in-class system" for transportation infrastructure in Connecticut. 

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Connecticut's legislative leaders said they're considering a possible special legislative session during the second week of December to address Connecticut's budget shortfall.

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A Connecticut judge heard arguments on Thursday in a dispute over whether the state Democratic Party illegally spent money on Governor Dannel Malloy's re-election campaign last year.

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In the middle of bipartisan negotiations with state lawmakers over a gap in the current year budget, Governor Dannel Malloy's administration unveiled a new series of measures aimed at making the state budget more sustainable in the long run. But the problem and the fix are so complicated that he called it "a little mind-bending" in a meeting with reporters.

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State legislators and Governor Dannel Malloy said they still need to agree on the size of Connecticut's current budget deficit before bipartisan talks can produce a plan to balance the state's books. 

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State elections officials and Democrats are preparing to face off in court in a dispute over whether the party illegally spent money on Governor Dannel Malloy's successful re-election bid last year. 

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Governor Dannel Malloy is calling the leadership of both parties in the General Assembly to meet him for talks on the state's budget crisis. 

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A poll from Quinnipiac University released on Wednesday found that Connecticut voters disapprove of the job Governor Dannel Malloy is doing, 58 to 32 percent. It's his lowest approval rating ever.

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The spotlight has been on Connecticut's Department of Children and Families in recent weeks after troubling video showed DCF staff improperly restraining youths at the state's two juvenile detention facilities. Despite the latest controversy,  Governor Dannel Malloy remains supportive of the agency's commissioner.

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Governor Dannel Malloy has not ruled out making savings in labor costs to help balance the state’s budget. Speaking on WNPR’s Where We Live, the governor said his administration will look for realism in upcoming negotiations with state labor unions.

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Governor Dannel Malloy is less than a year into his second term in office and it doesn’t look like it will be any easier than the first term.

The budget remains in a state of permanent fiscal crisis, forcing a $100 million cut to the budget, just months into a new fiscal year. Those cuts, especially the ones hitting social services and hospitals, have been criticized by Republicans and Democrats alike, and there are calls from editorial boards for a special session to reinstate some of the funding and find new ways to plug budget holes. 

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Connecticut's Department of Economic and Community Development is inviting municipalities and economic development agencies to apply for $7.5 million in state grants to clean up former industrial sites.

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Gov. Dannel Malloy is on the offensive over CEO compensation at the state's hospitals, as criticism of his Medicaid cuts mounts.

Malloy spoke to reporters after a State Bond Commission meeting in Hartford on Tuesday. He was questioned about recent cuts he made of more than $63 million to state Medicaid reimbursement.

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Connecticut hospital executives are asking the General Assembly to intervene and prevent $63.4 million in new cuts to state Medicaid payments to their health care facilities.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy will be among the dignitaries welcoming Pope Francis to the U.S. during a ceremony at the White House. 

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