Dan Malloy on Energy & Oil



Aggressively pursue clean energy

We need to create a new comprehensive resiliency plan--one that gives Connecticut towns the tools and the resources they need to protect their residents. Together, let's create a new, more aggressive target for clean air. Let's mandate that by the year 2030, 75 percent of Connecticut energy is clean energy.
Source: 2018 Connecticut State of the State address , Feb 7, 2018

Moving Canadian oil thru the US is not best for the economy

The president met with more than 40 of the nation's governors at the NGA's weekend conclave; Bobby Jindal (R, LA) said, "The Obama economy is now the minimum wage economy. I think we can do better than that, I think America can do better than that," suggesting that the president approve the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, rein in regulations and expand drilling on federal lands to boost economic growth.

Gov. Dannel Malloy (D, CT) chimed in to clarify--and to chastise a bit. "Until a few moments ago we were going down a pretty cooperative road," he said to some nervous laughs from some in the crowd. "So let me just say that we don't all agree that moving Canadian oil through the United States is necessarily the best thing for the United States economy."

Many of those who attended the NGA conference, Malloy added, support raising the minimum wage and other priorities that Obama laid out.

Source: Politico.com weblog on 2014 Connecticut gubernatorial race , Feb 24, 2014

Leverage private capital to deliver renewable energy

Leverage private capital to deliver renewable energy When it came to energy, our state had been a national leader for years, in the worst possible way. We had the highest electric rates in the continental US--rates that were squeezing the budgets of families and businesses.

We realized that our Leverage private capital to deliver renewable energy renewable energy at a price lower than almost anywhere else in the United States.

Today, we've seen electric rates drop in Connecticut by 12% across the board.

We can't stop now. Our comprehensive energy strategy shows us the path forward.

Source: 2013 Connecticut State of the State address , Jan 9, 2013

Comprehensive plan to conserve and lower consumption

On energy, we need a comprehensive plan designed to conserve and control costs. Our businesses pay the highest electric rates in the continental United States. As Governor, I'll lead a statewide effort to promote efficiency, lower consumption, re-focus state investments to target renewable energy, and drive down electricity prices so that our businesses have will have the breathing room they need to grow and thrive.
Source: 2010 gubernatorial campaign website, DanMalloy.com, "Policy" , Nov 1, 2010

Explore wind energy but no windmills in Long Island Sound

While Connecticut should absolutely explore wind energy, locating windmills in Long Island Sound is just a bad idea. The Sound is a narrow, navigable body of water home to a great deal of commerce and recreation--installing windmills would be a hazard & an impediment to the Sound's $8 billion economy. It would also endanger local wildlife populations, most notably a number of bird species that migrate across the Sound and nest in along our coastline as well as on the islands that dot the estuary.
Source: 2010 gubernatorial campaign website, DanMalloy.com, "Policy" , Nov 1, 2010

Other governors on Energy & Oil: Dan Malloy on other issues:
CT Gubernatorial:
Danny Drew
David Walker
Joe Visconti
Larry Kudlow
Linda McMahon
Mark Lauretti
Ned Lamont
Peter Lumaj
Prasad Srinivasan
Tom Foley

Gubernatorial Debates 2018:
AK: Walker(i) vs.Huggins(R) vs.Chenault(R)
AL: Kay Ivey(R) vs.Countryman(D) vs.Lee George(R) vs.Carrington (R) vs.Tommy Battle (R)
AR: Hutchinson(R) vs.West(L) vs.Henderson(D)
AZ: Ducey(R) vs.David Garcia (D) vs.Farley(D)
CA: Newsom(D) vs.Chiang(D) vs.Villaraigosa(D) vs.Delaine Eastin (D) vs.David Hadley (R) vs.John Cox (R) vs.Zoltan Istvan (I) vs.Allen(R) vs.La Riva(P)
CO: Ed Perlmutter (D) vs.Johnston(D) vs.Mitchell(R) vs.Cary Kennedy (D) vs.George Brauchler (R) vs.Doug Robinson (R) vs.Tancredo(R) vs.Barlock(R) vs.Lynne(R) vs.Polis(D) vs.Coffman(R)
CT: Malloy(D) vs.Drew(D) vs.Srinivasan(R) vs.David Walker (R) vs.Lumaj(R) vs.Visconti(R) vs.Lauretti(R)
FL: Gillum(D) vs.Graham(D) vs.Mike Huckabee (R) vs.Putnam(R)
GA: Kemp(R) vs.Casey Cagle(R) vs.Hunter Hill(R) vs.Stacey Abrams(D)
HI: Ige(D) vs.Hanabusa(D)
IA: Kim_Reynolds(R) vs.Leopold(D) vs.Boulton(D) vs.McGuire(D) vs.Glasson(D)
ID: Little(R) vs.Fulcher(R) vs.Labrador(R) vs.Ahlquist(R) vs.Minton(D) vs.Jordan(D)
IL: Rauner(R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Pawar(D) vs.Daniel Biss (D) vs.Pritzker(D) vs.Ives(R)
KS: Brewer(D) vs.Wink Hartman (R) vs.Colyer(C) vs.Kobach(R)
MA: Baker(R) vs.Gonzalez(D) vs.Setti Warren (D) vs.Bob Massie (R)
MD: Hogan(R) vs.Alec Ross (D) vs.Cummings(D) vs.Madaleno(D)
ME: Mayhew(R) vs.Mills(D) vs.Boyle(D) vs.Thibodeau(R)
MI: Whitmer(R) vs.El-Sayed(D) vs.Tim Walz (D) vs.Schuette(R) vs.Calley(R)
MN: vs.Smith(D) vs.Coleman(D) vs.Murphy(D) vs.Otto(D) vs.Tina Liebling (DFL) vs.Tim Walz (DFL) vs.Matt Dean (R) vs.Johnson(R)
NE: Ricketts(R) vs.Krist(D)
NH: Sununu(R) vs.Steve Marchand (D)
NM: Lujan-Grisham(D) vs.Pearce(R) vs.Cervantes(D) vs.Apodaca (D)
NV: Fisher (R) vs.Sisolak(D) vs.Laxalt(R) vs.Schwartz(R)
NY: Cuomo(R) vs.Sharpe(L) vs.DeFrancisco(R)
OH: DeWine(R) vs.Sutton(D) vs.Taylor(R) vs.Jim Renacci (R) vs.Connie Pillich (D) vs.Schiavoni(D) vs.Husted(R) vs.Whaley(D) vs.Cordray(D)
OK: Gary Richardson (R) vs.Johnson(D)
OR: Brown(D) vs.Scott Inman(D) vs.Buehler(R)
PA: Wolf(D) vs.Wagner(R) vs.Barletta(R)
RI: Raimondo(D) vs.Fung(R) vs.Morgan(R)
SC: McMaster(R) vs.McGill(R) vs.Pope(R) vs.Templeton(R) vs.Smith(D)
SD: Noem(R) vs.Jackley(R) vs.Sutton(D)
TN: Green(R) vs.Dean(D) vs.Black(R)
TX: Abbott(R) vs.Glass(L) vs.White(D) vs.Valdez(D)
VT: Scott(R) vs.Stern(D)
WI: Walker(R) vs.Harlow(D) vs.Vinehout(D) vs.Evers(D)
WY: Throne(D) vs.Dahlin(R) vs.Gordon(R)
Newly-elected governors (first seated in Jan. 2017):
DE-D: Carney
IN-R: Holcomb
MO-R: Greitens
NH-R: Sununu
NC-D: Cooper
ND-R: Burgum
VT-R: Scott
WV-D: Justice

Retiring 2017-18:
AL-R: Robert Bentley(R)
(term-limited 2018)
CA-D: Jerry Brown
(term-limited 2018)
CO-D: John Hickenlooper
(term-limited 2018)
FL-R: Rick Scott
(term-limited 2018)
GA-R: Nathan Deal
(term-limited 2018)
IA-R: Terry Branstad
(appointed ambassador, 2017)
ID-R: Butch Otter
(retiring 2018)
KS-R: Sam Brownback
(term-limited 2018)
ME-R: Paul LePage
(term-limited 2018)
MI-R: Rick Snyder
(term-limited 2018)
MN-D: Mark Dayton
(retiring 2018)
NM-R: Susana Martinez
(term-limited 2018)
OH-R: John Kasich
(term-limited 2018)
OK-R: Mary Fallin
(term-limited 2018)
SC-R: Nikki Haley
(appointed ambassador, 2017)
SD-R: Dennis Daugaard
(term-limited 2018)
TN-R: Bill Haslam
(term-limited 2018)
WY-R: Matt Mead
(term-limited 2018)
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