by Christine Stuart | April 15, 2014 5:30am
Connecticut truckers say it’s unfair for the state to benefit from the 6.3 percent sales tax on vehicle repairs when it’s the brine the state puts on the roads that causes the damage.
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by Christine Stuart | March 7, 2014 2:09pm
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said the testimony he heard Thursday from rail regulators like the Federal Railroad Administration and the NTSB was both “revealing and dramatic.”
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by Hugh McQuaid | February 28, 2014 6:30am
Lawmakers will hear public testimony Friday on a bill that would make the Transportation Department reconsider the corrosive effect of the salt spray its using to melt ice and snow on Connecticut’s roadways.
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by Christine Stuart | February 27, 2014 5:23pm
Metro-North Railroad President Joseph Giulietti and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Thomas Prendergast told the legislature’s Transportation Committee Thursday that 2013 was a “terrible year,” but they’re addressing the problems.
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by Christine Stuart | February 17, 2014 7:53pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy let Metro-North Railroad President Joseph Giulietti and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman and CEO Thomas Prendergast know that they had lost the trust of the rail commuting public in Connecticut.
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by Christine Stuart | February 14, 2014 2:55pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy stressed Friday afternoon that the salt shortage was a municipal salt shortage and, as a result, the state will be sharing a 30,000-ton shipment with municipalities in need.
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by Christine Stuart | February 13, 2014 7:12pm
It was the 12th winter storm this season and the road salt shortage prompted Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to declare a state of emergency Thursday evening.
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by Christine Stuart | February 13, 2014 1:19pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s meeting today with Joseph Giulietti, the new president of Metro-North Railroad, has been postponed until Monday due to the weather.
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by Christine Stuart | February 5, 2014 7:10pm
The Thursday morning commute may take a little longer than usual, according to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
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by Christine Stuart | February 3, 2014 3:01pm
Democratic and Republican lawmakers who sit on the legislature’s Transportation Committee expressed their frustration Monday with what seems to be countless problems with Metro-North Railroad.
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