The Connecticut Department of Transportation hit back against the Reason Foundation’s annual study of state transportation costs, which showed Connecticut had the highest administrative costs per mile in the country. In a memo circulated to legislators, the DOT claims “inherent flaws” in Reason’s analysis led to its last-in-the-nation ranking and ...
Proponents of adding tolls to Connecticut’s highways often point to New York, Massachusetts or Pennsylvania in an effort to show Connecticut as an outlier, letting potential transportation revenue slip through the state. But data gathered from the Federal Highway Administration paints a very different picture of highway tolling in other states, how it differs from what some Connecticut lawmakers are proposing, and who would be forced to pay for it.
Seven families with children in the Hartford public school system filed suit against the State Department of Education today over what they say are unfair enrollment quotas for Hartford’s magnet school system.
The Fitch Files: Connecticut woodworking company becomes victim of national pension crisis, gets sued out of existence
Mark originally wanted a union shop so that J-Con Inc. could do business in neighboring New York and Rhode Island. He contributed toward his employees' pension fund with the carpenters union, along with health benefits and good pay. Little did he know that this would ultimately destroy his business.
Governor Malloy’s press conference on Wednesday in which he called for tolls, a raise in the gas tax and a tire tax -- and the concomitant out-pouring of support from the heady, “right-minded” and “reasonable” Connecticut intelligentsia -- looks like a sham with the Connecticut commuter playing the sucker.
When Nutmeggers think of highway tolls, they often think of border tolls which charge motorists entering and leaving the state of Connecticut. But that’s not what Gov. Dannel Malloy and state legislators are proposing when they call for tolls to be installed on Connecticut’s highways.