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July 14, 2017

Changes On Horizon For Uber Drivers, Passengers

by Cara Rosner | July 14, 2017 5:30am

By the end of July, Uber, the increasingly ubiquitous ride-sharing company, will be making some changes intended to improve drivers’ experiences. First on its agenda: making it easier and faster for drivers to receive tips.

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June 8, 2017

Tesla Bill Dies Again

by Jack Kramer | June 8, 2017 12:00am

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Another General Assembly session has come and gone and Connecticut consumers will still have to travel to Massachusetts or New York to purchase vehicles manufactured by Tesla.

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June 7, 2017

Senate Sends Ridesharing Bill to Malloy’s Desk

by Christine Stuart | June 7, 2017 11:36am

HARTFORD, CT — The Senate gave final passage Tuesday to a bill that would create a regulatory structure for ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft.

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May 31, 2017

House Adjourns Before Debating Tolls

by Christine Stuart | May 31, 2017 12:07pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 8 p.m.) The House was poised to debate one of the most controversial issues in the state — tolls. But the House adjourned Wednesday before taking up the legislation after proponents got cold feet about their vote count.

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May 22, 2017

OP-ED | Increasing Minimum Mandatory Auto Insurance Limits Helps Urban Residents the Most

by Michael A. D’Amico | May 22, 2017 9:59pm

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It has been 46 years, almost half a century, that Connecticut has had the same minimum mandatory auto liability limits.

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May 17, 2017

Tesla Makes Big Push For Direct Sales

by Jack Kramer | May 17, 2017 12:00pm

Courtesy of Tesla HARTFORD, CT - For the second consecutive year a poll paid for by Tesla shows there is broad support for the American car manufacturer to sell their electric vehicles directly to consumers in Connecticut.

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May 5, 2017

Pitched Battle Over Franchise Laws For Electric Car Companies

by Christine Stuart | May 5, 2017 2:30pm

Andrei Tudoran / Shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — Score one for the Connecticut car dealers in the latest attempt to keep Tesla, an American electric car maker, from selling its vehicles directly to consumers.

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March 17, 2017

Proponents Argue That Tolling Is The Only Way Left To Fund Crumbling Highways

by Christine Stuart | March 17, 2017 2:39pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — A controversial bill to implement electronic tolling in Connecticut might be considered another tax, but it’s a necessary one if the state wants to maintain its infrastructure, according to lawmakers who voted in favor of the measure.

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February 23, 2017

Tesla, Auto Dealers Square Off Again Over Franchise Law

by Christine Stuart | February 23, 2017 6:30am

CT-N HARTFORD, CT — Tesla Motors is trying again to sell its electric vehicles directly to Connecticut consumers.

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February 6, 2017

Bill Seeks To Get Back Seat Passengers To Buckle Up

by Jack Kramer | February 6, 2017 4:26pm

Thalerngsak Mongkolsin via Shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — Twenty-eight states require back seat passengers in motor vehicles to wear seat belts and it is time Connecticut joined the movement, a traffic safety expert told the General Assembly’s Transportation Committee at a public hearing on Monday.

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