February 25, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | February 25, 2015 1:11pm
February 24, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | February 24, 2015 6:20pm
Reviving tolls — an idea that’s failed to gain traction in Connecticut for more than 25 years — will be at the center of a public hearing Wednesday as the Transportation Committee seeks input on a bill that would establish electronic tolling at the state’s borders.
February 19, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | February 19, 2015 6:46pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled his transportation plan Wednesday in his annual budget address. The plan’s notable for a two big things – first, for the worrisome lack of information on how we’re going to pay for all of this, and second, for just how little it’ll really change transportation in Connecticut.
Tags: Susan Bigelow, transportation, highways, railroads, commuter rail, bicycles, busway, CTFastrak, mc
by Hugh McQuaid | February 19, 2015 3:23pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy did not propose a specific revenue plan Wednesday to finance his long-term transportation goals, but he did file legislation to amend the state constitution to safeguard the funding once it’s collected.
February 18, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | February 18, 2015 4:48pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy presented the legislature with $40 billion budget proposal Wednesday that boosts tax revenue by $900 million and cuts $1.3 billion in state spending to address more than $2 billion in projected deficits.
Tags: Malloy, state budget, taxes, spending cuts, sharkey, looney, klarides, fasano, js
by Hugh McQuaid | February 18, 2015 11:59am
February 13, 2015
by Matt DeRienzo | February 13, 2015 5:30am
House Speaker Brendan Sharkey supports them. Senate President Martin Looney is ready to discuss the details. Highway tolls could return to Connecticut as one way to fund Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s ambitious plan to invest in transportation infrastructure in his second term.
February 12, 2015
by Sarah Paduano | February 12, 2015 5:30am
Owners and managers of the state’s auto dealerships rallied Wednesday against a bill that would allow electric car manufacturer Tesla to sell cars directly to Connecticut residents, telling legislators the measure jeopardizes consumer safeguards and jobs.
Tags: Tesla, electric cars, auto dealers, james fleming, transportation, js
February 10, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | February 10, 2015 4:46pm
by Cara Rosner | February 10, 2015 5:30am