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September 19, 2018

Malloy Seeks to Clarify ‘Pesky Facts’ In Era of False Claims

by Christine Stuart | Sep 19, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Media Matters | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Transparency | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT — With the spotlight on the gubernatorial contest, outgoing Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sought to correct the record regarding a few things that have been said recently during the debates.

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September 17, 2018

Larson Continues To Try To Build Coalition For Hartford Tunnel

by Christine Stuart | Sep 17, 2018 1:27pm
Posted to: Congress | 1st CD | DC News Junkie | Transportation | East Hartford | Hartford | West Hartford

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HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Rep. John B. Larson is not fazed by the estimated cost of burying Interstates 84 and 91 through downtown Hartford.

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August 9, 2018

Esty Bill Could Pave Way for Longer-Lasting Roadways

by Peter Urban | Aug 9, 2018 5:09pm
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Federal Budget | Manufacturing | Transportation | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector

Representative Elizabeth Esty is looking to strengthen the durability of America’s road surfaces through legislation that would encourage research into innovative construction materials to extend the service life of pavements.

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August 7, 2018

Markley Seeks Injunction Against Malloy’s $10M Toll Study; Opponent Calls It Grandstanding

by Jack Kramer | Aug 7, 2018 4:18pm
Posted to: Courts | Election 2018 | State Budget | Taxes | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT — State Sen. Joe Markley, R-Southington, who is also a candidate in next week’s Republican primary for lieutenant governor, Tuesday filed an injunction against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in Superior Court to try to block spending $10 million to study how to implement tolls.

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August 6, 2018

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Playing To Their Base

by Christine Stuart | Aug 6, 2018 4:00pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Environment | Federal Budget | Health Care | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT — Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim was outside the state Capitol on Monday calling for a constitutional amendment on abortion, while Ned Lamont was down at the river criticizing the Trump administration’s freeze on fuel efficiency standards.

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July 27, 2018

OP-ED | Dan Malloy Doesn’t Care What You Think of Him

by Susan Bigelow | Jul 27, 2018 4:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Opinion | State Budget | Taxes | Transportation

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Here’s a sentence nobody in Connecticut believes: we’re going to miss Gov. Dannel P. Malloy when he’s gone.

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July 25, 2018

$10M Approved To Study Tolls On Connecticut Highways

by Jack Kramer | Jul 25, 2018 12:46pm
Posted to: State Budget | Taxes | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT — The state Bond Commission Wednesday voted to spend $10 million to study the implementation of electronic tolls in Connecticut.

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July 24, 2018

Nappier To Abstain On Toll Vote

by Christine Stuart | Jul 24, 2018 2:11pm
Posted to: State Budget | Taxes | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT — State Treasurer Denise Nappier, who isn’t seeking re-election in November, said she would abstain Wednesday from approving a $10 million study of electronic highway tolls.

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July 23, 2018

If Tolls Become Reality, The ACLU Wants Privacy

by Christine Stuart | Jul 23, 2018 2:00pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Immigration | Law Enforcement | Legal | Privacy | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT — The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut wants to make sure that data gathered by any future electronic tolling system on state highways isn’t sold or used by the government to track down undocumented immigrants.

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July 20, 2018

Larson Slams GOP Resolution Opposing Carbon Tax

by Peter Urban | Jul 20, 2018 12:08am
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Energy | Environment | Taxes | Transportation

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Congressman John Larson on Thursday blasted House Republicans over a resolution brought to the floor opposing a tax on carbon — an idea that he has promoted as a way to pay for rebuilding the nation’s roads, bridges and other needed infrastructure.

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