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Yankee’s newest video: “Synchronized voting” for tolls?


Legislative leaders in the Connecticut House of Representatives and Senate proposed holding “synchronized voting” for a tolling bill because it was so unpopular with the public neither chamber wanted to go first and neither was confident the other chamber had enough votes to pass the bill.

Republicans question revenue numbers on truck-only tolls

At a press conference before a public hearing on Gov. Ned Lamont’s bill to toll trucks, Senate Republican Leader Len Fasano, R-North Haven, presented the fiscal note for the bill, which states that the revenue estimates from tolls are only “preliminary” and “not investment grade.” Senate Republican obtained the fiscal ...

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The tolls bill: What’s in it and what’s not

Gov. Ned Lamont released his working draft transportation bill on Monday and a subject matter hearing is scheduled for Friday with a possible special session vote next week. So, what does the bill say and what doesn’t it say? First, it’s important to note that this is a “working draft” ...

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  1. Thad Stewart

    July 19, 2020 7:42 am

    When are the people of this state going to wake up to the FACT that any legislator or senator that has served more than two terms has been seduced you the HUGE, CORRUPT, POLITICAL MACHINE. It is time for the voters of this state to take back the capitol, and lay down some pretty basic ground rules. 1) You will NOT elect yourselves raises. 2) You are here working on behalf of the taxpaying citizens of Connecticut. 3) That being said, you will abide by fair bidding on any and all work to be done in the state, lowest bidder takes it, an end to cronyism. 4) You have two terms in order to make your mark in the history books, make it count.

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