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January 27, 2015

Travel Ban Limits Accidents On Connecticut Highways

by Christine Stuart | January 27, 2015 9:02am

Courtesy of the DOT traffic cams (Updated 12:37 p.m.) Connecticut residents obeyed Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s travel ban and as a result there were only 15 accidents on the state’s highways and one minor injury.

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January 14, 2015

Local Elected Officials Press Malloy, Legislative Leaders On Priorities

by Christine Stuart | January 14, 2015 6:28pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wanted to talk about his vision for Connecticut’s transportation future Wednesday, but local elected officials were more focused on unfunded municipal mandates and property tax relief.

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January 12, 2015

Malloy Mulls Borrowing Levels As He Plans Transportation Improvements

by Christine Stuart | January 12, 2015 12:59pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy isn’t ready to decide how much the state will put on its credit card in 2015.

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January 9, 2015

OP-ED | A Tale of Two Speeches: Comparing Gov. Malloy in 2011 and 2015

by Susan Bigelow | January 9, 2015 12:00pm

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What a difference four years makes.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy kicked off his second term in office on Wednesday, and if the speeches he gave at his inauguration and later to the General Assembly are any indication, this term is going to be more subdued and less ambitious than the last one.

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January 8, 2015

Malloy Continues To Be Coy About Transportation Vision

by Christine Stuart | January 8, 2015 5:39pm

Christine Stuart photo Still unwilling to offer much in the way of details Thursday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy maintained that his vision for Connecticut’s transportation future will be big.  It will include widening all of Interstate 95, improving bus and rail service, and making sure money raised to improve it will stay in a “lockbox.”

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January 7, 2015

Malloy Begins Second Term With Transportation Pitch

by Hugh McQuaid | January 7, 2015 5:37pm

Melissa Ozols Photo On the first day of his second term, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy laid the groundwork for an infrastructure plan by proposing a “lockbox” to ensure that transportation funds are used exclusively for transportation projects.

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January 5, 2015

Municipalities Will Focus on Property Tax Relief, Education Finance Reform, Infrastructure

by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2015 12:13pm

Christine Stuart photo Connecticut’s largest municipal lobby is hoping that property tax reform, education finance reform, and infrastructure investment are part of the legislative agenda this year.

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January 2, 2015

OP-ED | Fixing Transportation in Connecticut with a Sense of Urgency

by Tony Hwang | January 2, 2015 11:00am

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Connecticut’s transportation infrastructure is running on fumes.

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December 30, 2014

Bradley Airport Time Capsule Marks Beginning of New Era

by Christine Stuart | December 30, 2014 5:33pm

Christine Stuart photo A Hartford Times newspaper dated Nov. 29, 1951, local municipal budgets from the towns surrounding Bradley International Airport, and an advertisement promoting the airport were among some of the items found inside a time capsule buried for 63 years in Terminal B’s cornerstone.

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December 29, 2014

Tolls on the Table

by Hugh McQuaid | December 29, 2014 3:30pm

Shutterstock Gov. Dannel P. Malloy left highway tolls on the table during a press conference Monday as a means of funding expensive upgrades to Connecticut’s aging transportation system.

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