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Malloy signs order allowing public health to set up quarantines for Ebola if needed

Governor Dannel P. Malloy Tuesday signed an order that gives the Commissioner of the Department of Public Health (DPH) the ability to effectively quarantine an individual or a group of individuals who may have been exposed to or infected with…

State police to adopt program to keep victims of domestic violence safe

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Wednesday announced the Connecticut State Police will be adopting a lethality assessment program to keep victims of domestic violence safe by encouraging more victims to use shelters, counseling and advocacy and support services. “The lethality assessment…

Governor commemorates law to reduce concussions in youth sports

WESTPORT– Joined by students, lawmakers and advocates, Governor Dannel P. Malloy Monday visited Staples High School where he commemorated the enactment of legislation that requires the State Board of Education to develop a plan aimed at reducing the number of…

Gov. announces plans to ban sale of e-cigs to minors, tighten anti-smoking laws

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today announced in a press release the introduction of legislation to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors and strengthen Connecticut’s anti-smoking laws. Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are currently not regulated in the State of…

Emergency operations center to go into partial activation for impending storm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will partially activate the state’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at midnight tonight to monitor storm conditions across the state and prepare for the heavy snow forecasted to begin overnight and continue into the late afternoon Wednesday,…

Governor announces declaration of emergency granted

Connecticut has received the presidential emergency declaration, the governor’s office announced. Additionally, the governor in a prepared statement is asking for cooperation and patience from residents during the clean-up. “This declaration will provide much needed assistance to the state and…

Travel ban lifted

The governor announced he is lifting the travel ban. The following news release was issued. Governor Malloy today announced that the travel ban will be lifted at 4PM.  This will apply to all roads, including limited access highways. “While we…

As state and local plow crews work to get the roads clear, the governor has continued the ban of all vehicles from roads across the state. The following press release was released at 5:3- a.m. Governor Malloy has ordered all…

Metro-North trains suspended in wake of storm

The governor has now shut down Metro-North trains. The governor’s office issued the following update. Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that due to current storm conditions and projections of heavy snowfall accumulations, Metro-North Railroad will suspend service tonight beginning…

Travel ban lifted

This just in from the governor’s office. GOV. MALLOY LIFTS TRAVEL BAN EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday morning announced that he has lifted the travel bans that he ordered in the state yesterday, effective…