New Britain resident Mariano Cardoso had been facing the threat of deportation for the better part of 2011.
Last week, the Department of Homeland Security granted the 23-year-old Capital Community College student a stay of deportation, a result that likely wouldn’t have been achieved without the support Cardoso received from Governor Dannel Malloy, state senators and the local community, including the CCSU chapter of the Latin American Student Organization.
A deal to reorganize the governance of Connecticut’s higher education institutions was reached yesterday after a week of discussions between the Office of Policy and Management and Higher Education Chairperson Roberta B. Willis.
After 17 town hall meetings with the public and weeks of negotiations in Hartford, Governor Dannel Malloy reached a $40.2 billion budget deal last Wednesday with Democratic leaders in the Connecticut General Assembly.
With Governor Dannel Malloy backing bills for marijuana reform in Connecticut and April 20 (4/20) right around the corner, there is much to talk about.
Governor Dannel Malloy made an appearance in New Britain last Tuesday for the fifteenth of 17 town hall-style meetings with the public.
Malloy hoped to gather views and opinions from the public that might improve his plan that calls for $1.5 billion in tax increases, but said that none were innovative enough to solve the projected deficit of more than $3 billion.
Governor Dannel Malloy approved plans to build a rapid bus transit system that would connect Hartford to New Britain. Malloy met with both advocates and opponents of the busway before making his decision on the often-delayed project.
Connecticut State University System students in bright green t-shirts again took to the state Capitol last week to lend their support to professors criticizing Goveror Dannel Malloy’s proposal to reorganize the higher education system.
Students, faculty and members of the public descended on the Legislative Office Building in Hartford Monday to organize against Governor Dannel Malloy’s proposal that would cut funding to the state’s higher education system by more than 10 percent.
Governor Dannel Malloy has emphasized the need for students in the Connecticut State University System to be able to graduate in a timely manner. A recent survey conducted at CCSU showed that the majority of professors believe that general education should be redesigned. But how exactly do the students at CCSU feel about this?
It’s no secret that the state is looking to save some green by cutting the budget and raising taxes. The effort may go beyond the cash savings, though, as Governor Dannel Malloy used his budget address last week to hint at a campaign issue that could save the state millions of dollars – decriminalizing pot.