July 31, 2015
by Suzanne Bates | July 31, 2015 8:00am
When Robert Moses, then commissioner of New York State’s Parks Department, started work on what would eventually become Jones Beach on Long Island’s South Shore, he used a tactic that would become his common practice — he vastly understated the cost of the project, knowing that once it was started, it would be nearly impossible politically to roll it back.
July 29, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2015 4:26pm
Democratic legislative leaders said there may not be any language in the budget guaranteeing that future legislatures will continue to use a half percent of the sales tax to fund property tax relief on motor vehicles, but they were optimistic that the funds would continue to be used for their intended purpose.
July 28, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 28, 2015 1:02pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy continues to support a constitutional “lock box” for transportation funding, but was unclear Tuesday if he will call lawmakers back into a special session this fall to approve it.
July 22, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 22, 2015 12:56pm
July 20, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | July 20, 2015 8:59pm
After touring some of Connecticut’s rails and roads, a national Republican leader agreed Monday to take what he saw back to Washington to help construct a national transportation policy.
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July 9, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | July 9, 2015 12:35pm
While Connecticut has a long history of reaching for the stars when it comes to expanding the state’s aerospace and naval manufacturing industries, it’s now in line to receive a potential boost from the federal government.
June 30, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 30, 2015 3:49pm
Ending a months-long budget process that went right up until the last day of the fiscal year, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday broke a campaign promise when he signed a two-year, $40.3 billion budget that includes $1.3 billion in tax hikes.
June 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 16, 2015 5:30am
A committee in charge of a $45 million grant to re-imagine how healthcare is paid for and delivered in Connecticut has adopted “conflict of interest” language that allows its members to financially benefit from the grant.
June 12, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | June 12, 2015 8:00am
I traveled to Washington, New York, and Philadelphia recently, where I spent a lot of my time exploring by riding around on the trains. This is what I do for fun. While I was there, though, I learned a lot about cities, transportation, and how everything can fit together.
June 9, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 9, 2015 3:21pm
It should have been a slam dunk. Both parties seemed to agree at the beginning of the legislative session that if they were going to dedicate more funding to transportation, that money should be locked up and used solely for transportation.