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April 25, 2016

Poll Finds Support For Tesla’s Business Model

by Christine Stuart | April 25, 2016 5:30am

A poll commissioned by electric car maker Tesla found that 76 percent of 600 likely Connecticut voters support legislation that would allow them to sell directly to consumers.

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April 22, 2016

DMV Commissioner to Contractor: Fix The Problem

by Christine Stuart | April 22, 2016 12:01pm

Christine Stuart photo Department of Vehicles Commissioner Michael Bzdyra demanded the contractor it used to upgrade its computer system provide more resources to resolve the ongoing issues.

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House Approves Bill To Hike Fines For Motorists Who Fail To Yield To Pedestrians

by Jack Kramer | April 22, 2016 12:40am

shutterstock The House voted 144-1 Thursday to hike the penalty for motorists who fail to yield to pedestrians and bicyclists to $500.

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April 20, 2016

U.S. Justice Department: Connecticut Is Not Complying With Motor-Voter Law

by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2016 3:48pm

The U.S. Department of Justice said it’s planning to sue Connecticut for failure to comply with a section of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993, if it doesn’t fix the problem.

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April 18, 2016

Committee Approves Tesla Bill

by Jack Kramer | April 18, 2016 11:12pm

lon seidman file photo A bill to allow Tesla Motors to circumvent local car dealerships and sell their electric vehicles directly to consumers in Connecticut has advanced.

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April 11, 2016

OP-ED | DMV Reform Bill Will Reduce Wait Times

by David Stevens | April 11, 2016 3:00pm

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The tax collection system that the Department of Motor Vehicles currently operates is inefficient and part of the problem everyone wants to avoid at the DMW — wait times. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s DMV reform bill is a common sense step in fixing the issue and modernizing the DMV.

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March 16, 2016

Malloy Names New Leadership Team To Head DMV

by Christine Stuart | March 16, 2016 12:40pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is hoping the nomination of a new leadership team with experience in both the public and private sector will help modernize the Department of Motor Vehicles.

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March 14, 2016

Committee Approves Transportation Lockbox Resolution

by Christine Stuart | March 14, 2016 11:45pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to lock up the state’s transportation funds made it out of committee on a 22-11 vote Monday, but several lawmakers said they want to see the language strengthened before it gets to the House and Senate for a vote.

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March 1, 2016

Transportation Committee Debates Merits Of DMV Bill, Delinquent Taxes

by Christine Stuart | March 1, 2016 1:21am

Christine Stuart photo A bill introduced earlier this month by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that would allow residents to register their vehicles, even if they haven’t paid their delinquent property taxes, was panned by municipal leaders and praised by car dealers.

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February 23, 2016

Not Everyone Is In Favor of Changing The Handicapped Symbol

by Christine Stuart | February 23, 2016 6:30am

CTNJ file photo Changing Connecticut’s handicap parking signs from the old image of a stick figure in a wheelchair to a more active version of a stick figure in a wheelchair is more controversial than one might think.

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