Dan Malloy

Republican Candidate for CT Gov Conveniently Stops Talking About Ethics Once People Look Into His Fundraising

Republican Candidate for CT Gov Conveniently Stops Talking About Ethics Once People Look Into His Fundraising
Not that long ago, it looked as if former ambassador and Bush/Cheney BFF Tom Foley was going to make ethics reform a central feature of his "sequel" campaign for governor of Connecticut. He introduced (failed) legislation, released an onslaught of ads saying as much, and presented his case to the media. Of course, that was before all the allegations of his unethical campaigning started to pour out.
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Malloy Ploy: CT Education Commissioner Steps Down to Appease Teachers in Election Year

Malloy Ploy: CT Education Commissioner Steps Down to Appease Teachers in Election Year
Did one of Gov. Dan Malloy's biggest re-election liabilities takes one for the team...or was he shown the door? Stefan Pryor announced yesterday that he will not seek another term as the state education commissioner, according to a report in the CT Mirror, in an obvious hat tip to the teachers and unions in the state unhappy with the administration's move towards privatized public education (aka, charter schools), among other things.
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CT Gov Misleads Parents About Opting Their Children Out of Common Core Tests

CT Gov Misleads Parents About Opting Their Children Out of Common Core Tests
Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy has a spotty history — and lots of advisers with industry ties — when it comes to the state's implementation of federal Common Core education initiative. His latest "mistruths" revolve around a parent's right to opt their children out of the standardized testing, as well as who's responsible for this in the first place.
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Dissension, Disarray Among CT Democrats Prior to 2014 Elections

This year's municipal elections have displayed a disturbing level of incompetence and internal dissension among Democrats that should be troubling to Dan Malloy and his political team going into next year's gubernatorial election.
In New Haven, the Democratic Town Committee - "under new management" since the pro-City Hall machine was deposed in 2011 and 2012 -- missed a key filing deadline that nullified all the party's candidate endorsements, forcing even endorsed candidates to petition onto the primary ballot. For a few days, local party leaders -- who had mistakenly mailed the paperwork
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