Governor Malloy Featured In Time Magazine: “Ready to Rumble”

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Governor Dan Malloy, following his successful bid for re-election last November, was recently featured in Time Magazine where he was interviewed and candidly expressed his views on his counterparts, Democratic ideals and upcoming elections.

Governor Malloy definitely did not hold back any punches and urged fellow Democrats running for State office across the country to stop running on “Republican-lite” platforms, reiterating his statement during a speech at the Association of State Democratic Chairs this past month.

“Malloy is rising to the occasion, positioning himself as one of the party’s top attack dogs as the 2016 cycle approaches” says Time Magazine. Malloy was recently selected as the Chairman of the Democratic Governor’s Association in 2016. In the interview Malloy made it clear he will be focusing on helping out fellow Democratic candidates get elected to their respective Governorships.

“There are not a lot of Democratic governors, and we need to go our and fight the fight” he said,”We need to take some of those states back and lay the groundwork for taking others back four years from now”.

The Governor also shared some thoughts on upcoming Congressional races, saying “We’ve got to begin the process of changing the Congress….each election we need to pick up seats and we need to be on the offensive”.

To get more insight on Malloy’s thoughts on the upcoming budget, elections, and strategy go check out Time’s online version of the article here.

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Featured Letter to the Editor: Maroney Praises Grants for Downtown Milford

JamesMaroneyNot lacking a spring in his step, former State Representative James Maroney (D-119th) has put out a letter to the editor that was recently published at the Milford Mirror praising Mayor Ben Blake, Governor Dan Malloy and the Milford state delegation for securing a $150,000 grant for the downtown Milford area.

James knows that investing and planning for a vibrant downtown Milford will greatly benefit the community as a whole. Downtown is home not only to numerous amounts of small businesses but also to Milford’s Legacy Arboretum, City Hall and others. James, when serving as a State Representative, helped secure a $300,000 grant to pay for the significant and historic “Founders’ Walk” memorial in downtown Milford.

With our local elected officials like Mayor Blake, fellow neighbors, advocates and the Founders’ Walk Committee, he is working towards building a stronger downtown Milford and I thank him for that.

An excerpt from the letter;

While we have a beautiful 17 miles of shoreline, downtown is the heart of our community. The increased parking in a thoughtful way, as well as projects like Founders’ Walk, the beautification of the railroad trestle, and the MilfordViews project will ensure that our downtown is enjoyed by our community and visitors for years to come.

To view the entire letter to the editor on the Milford Mirror please click on this link.