Governor Dannel Malloy

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DEEP Okays Greenwich’s Harbor Management Plan; MacMillan: My priorities remain the same

” I’ll continue to meet my duties under CT state law and federal law, including offer serene and harmonious harbors to all mariners, to station all vessels seaward of the high water mark in Greenwich and offer safe harbors to all who require them.” – Ian MacMillan, Greenwich Harbor Master Continue Reading →

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It’s Official. Lone Democratic Selectman Wants to Be Connecticut Lt. Governor

The rumors were true. On Tuesday it became official. Drew Marzullo, the lone Democratic Selectman on Greenwich’s Board of Selectman filed the necessary paperwork to form an exploratory committee for a run for the office of Lieutenant Governor. This allows Marzullo to begin raising money and allows him the opportunity to test the waters. In order to receive state funding one has to raise $75,000 in increments of $100 or less. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich PTA Council Lashes out against Gov Malloy’s Proposed Cuts to Education Funding

“This plainly-biased process has resulted in numerous towns along the “gold coast” getting little to no help from the state, and penalizes prudent, efficient and frugal municipal government.” – Michael Trogni, on behalf of the Greenwich PTA Council Continue Reading →

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Gov. Malloy Announces Dramatic Increase in Unused Prescription Drugs Collected at Drop Boxes


On Wednesday Governor Dannel Malloy announced that the State of Connecticut saw a dramatic increase in the amount of unused prescription medications that residents dropped off at collection boxes during 2016, with the state collecting a total of 33,803 pounds worth of various medications throughout the year. That amounts to a 43 percent increase compared to the amount that residents dropped off in 2015, when 23,651 pounds of unused drugs were collected by the state. Since taking office, Governor Malloy has enacted several policy changes to combat the opioid epidemic. These include:

the 2011 adoption of Good Samaritan laws protecting individuals from prosecution for minor drug crimes who seek medical attention for a friend experiencing an overdose (Public Act 11-210);
the 2012 adoption of third party prescriber laws allowing the prescription of naloxone to an individual who is not the direct user of the drug (Public Act 12-159);
the 2014 expansion of Good Samaritan protections for any person who, in good faith, administers naloxone to save a life. Previously, only licensed health care practitioners were allowed to administer the medication without being civilly or criminally liable for the action. Continue Reading →

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