Governor Rell: Governor's Press Releases 2010

Governor's Press Releases 2010

November 2010
11/30/2010Gov. Rell: State Investing $350,000 To Help Modernize Regional Farmers Market
11/30/2010Gov. Rell: 375th Anniversary Time Capsule Buried with 2010 Reflections, Memorabilia and Future Wishes
  “It has been a wonderful celebration and the time capsule items reflect another chapter in our rich history when unearthed for the 400th anniversary,” the Governor said. “The submissions are thoughtful suggestions from the public – young and old alike – and from the 375th Commission members. We are grateful for all their wonderful ideas.”
11/29/2010Gov. Rell Statement on Rail Funding
  “Let me reiterate that the suggested rail cuts are not cuts that I approve or will support. The Legislature has to own up to its responsibility to find funding for the home heating assistance program. I am determined that no one will go without heat this season. As Governor, I stand ready to work with the Legislature.”
11/29/2010Gov. Rell: CT Gets $$ for Public Health Surveillance
11/24/2010Gov. Rell Issues Thanksgiving Proclamation
11/22/2010Gov. Rell Invites Public to Governor’s Residence Holiday Open House
  The Open House runs from: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, December 3 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 4 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 5.
11/22/2010Gov. Rell Welcomes Home Connecticut Troops
11/22/2010Gov. Rell Inducts 11 into Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame
  “These individuals not only answered the call of their nation, they have answered the call of their communities,” the Governor said. “It is what they have done beyond their military service that truly sets them apart as individuals worthy of this special honor. The example they have set, the courage they have shown and the public service they have given is most worthy of the respect and admiration of all Connecticut citizens.”
11/22/2010Gov. Rell Seeks Additional $100 Million for NHHS Rail Line
  “No state has committed more fully to its vision for high-speed rail than Connecticut.”
11/17/2010Gov. Rell Kicks Off Operation E.L.F.
  The Operation ELF donation hotline is (860) 524-4924.
11/16/2010Gov. Rell: State Launches Security Awareness Campaign
  The “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign aims to empower people to monitor their own environment for suspicious objects or behavior on trains or buses, stations and other public places. For more information, visit: .
11/15/2010Gov. Rell Delivers Transition Budget to Incoming Administration
  “We have given the new administration a framework of recommendations for cuts, consolidations and concessions,” Governor Rell said. “Many of the recommendations I have proposed have been offered before, only to have them rejected by the majority party. The majority party can no longer avoid or afford to delay making the difficult, painful choices. My budget office is prepared to assist the incoming Administration in any way necessary throughout the process.”
11/15/2010Gov. Rell Takes New M-8 Rail Cars for Test Run
11/11/2010Gov. Rell: Saturday Collections at State Armories To Help Build State Veterans’ Memorial
  Donations will be taken on November 13th from 9:00 AM to noon at the following state armories: O’Neill Armory, 360 Broad Street, Hartford Enfield Armory, 1635 King Street New London Armory, 249 Bayonet Street Stratford Armory, 63 Armory Road Waterbury Armory, 64 Field Street
11/11/2010Gov. Rell Urges Employers to Honor ‘Hire a Veteran Month’
  Employers interested in connecting with this excellent work force should visit the Connecticut Department of Labor’s veterans’ website at or call their local CTWorks office to meet with a veterans’ representative to learn more.
11/9/2010Gov. Rell: ‘Care & Share’ Drive to Support Food Pantries
  The Care & Share campaign will run from November 9 through December 9. Non-perishable food donations can be dropped off on December 9 between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the Oak Street and Capitol Avenue parking lot. Financial donations will be accepted through the Care & Share virtual food drive at:
11/8/2010Statement of Governor Rell on Jury Decision in Steven Hayes Case

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