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November 9, 2017

As Police Departments Are Identified For Traffic Stop Disparities, Chiefs Push Back

by Christine Stuart | November 9, 2017 2:28pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association is pushing back with its own academic research against the third annual report to the Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Advisory Board.

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October 19, 2017

OP-ED | City Impossible: The Weird, Wonderful World of the Amazon HQ2 Proposal

by Susan Bigelow | October 19, 2017 4:52pm

Connecticut Dept. of Economic and Community Development
Imagine a striking city of skyscrapers, greenery, pedestrian-filled bridges over a glistening river, buried highways, and a riverside ferris wheel, all contained within a “cohesive ecosystem” of nearby towns. This is the remarkable, radical revisioning of Hartford dreamed up by the creators of Connecticut’s longshot bid for Amazon’s second headquarters.

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September 18, 2017

Connecticut Drivers Facing Spike in Gas Prices As Texas Refineries Struggle to Recover From Harvey

by Cara Rosner | September 18, 2017 10:00am

After a sudden jump following Hurricane Harvey, gas prices have leveled off — but they still remain more than 10 percent higher than they were a month ago.

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September 12, 2017

Report Finds Lack of Investment In Transportation Will Hurt Connecticut

by Christine Stuart | September 12, 2017 12:06pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — A new report seeks to calculate what would happen if Connecticut failed to invest in its transportation infrastructure over the next 20 years.

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September 11, 2017

Electronic Tolls Find Their Way Into Budget Debate

by Christine Stuart | September 11, 2017 4:29am

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — In June, the House failed to muster enough support to pass legislation to set up electronic highway tolling, but legislative support may not matter if Gov. Dannel P. Malloy gets his way.

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September 1, 2017

No More Free Parking In Hartford For Accessible Permit Holders

by Cyrus dos Santos | September 1, 2017 10:30am

Cyrus dos Santos / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The capital city will no longer offer free metered parking for commuters with disabilities starting today.

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August 21, 2017

Investigation Finds Difference of ‘Management Style’

by Christine Stuart | August 21, 2017 2:01pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie WINDSOR LOCKS, CT — The man who is credited with saving the life of a co-worker back in 2011 accused Kevin Dillon, the head to the Connecticut Airport Authority, of creating a “hostile work environment” that caused him to resign after 26 years.

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August 11, 2017

New Bus Service To Connect Hartford And Storrs

by Jack Kramer | August 11, 2017 10:30am

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — CTtransit bus route service, starting Aug. 13, will provide University of Connecticut students, faculty, and staff the ability to connect directly to downtown Hartford via public transit.

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August 8, 2017

Larson Proposes Carbon Tax To Pay For Nation’s Infrastructure

by Christine Stuart | August 8, 2017 12:52pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie EAST HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Rep. John B. Larson has a big idea about how to solve the nation’s crumbling infrastructure and he wants to create a carbon tax to pay for it.

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July 14, 2017

Changes On Horizon For Uber Drivers, Passengers

by Cara Rosner | July 14, 2017 4:30am

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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