Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz offered a look into Gov. Ned Lamont’s new transportation plan today during a public meeting before the Western Connecticut Council of Governments. The plan involves using low-interest federal loans available through
Lately, Gov. Ned Lamont has appeared like Moses descending from Mount Sinai with God’s commandments in the Mel Brooks comedy, History of the World Part 1 – except he’s carrying toll proposals. In the film,
Democrat Leaders in the Connecticut House and Senate indicated they would be willing to reduce the gasoline tax in order to gain public and political support for tolls. Senate President Martin Looney, D-New Haven, said
On a cold, blustery morning a small cadre of people gathered across from the Connecticut Legislative Office Building wearing red vests and carrying signs that made their position clear for the new governor of Connecticut:
Gov. Dannel Malloy’s executive order to force a $10 million tolling study in Connecticut will seek to satisfy federal study requirements to implement tolls on Connecticut’s highways.
Don Shubert, head of the Connecticut Construction Industries Association, and Mary Tomolonius, executive director for the Connecticut Association for Community Transportation, implored supporters and members to attend tomorrow’s Bond Commission meeting in support of transportation
In conceding that a House vote on a tolls bill would likely not happen this year, House Speaker Joe Arsimowicz said, “When you have people that want to paint the picture that Connecticut sucks at
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