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November 14, 2018

Lamont’s Campaign Promises

by Christine Stuart | Nov 14, 2018 3:00pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Transportation

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In the heat of a Democratic primary this summer Gov. -elect Ned Lamont said he wanted to fully fund the Education Cost Sharing formula and fully fund PILOT, which is the money cities and towns receive for non-taxable property.

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November 12, 2018

ANALYSIS | What the Transportation Lockbox Will Do - And What it Won’t

by Susan Bigelow | Nov 12, 2018 12:44pm
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2018 | Opinion | Public Safety | State Budget | Taxes | Transportation

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We in Connecticut never agree on anything except how miserable we all are, but on Tuesday over 85 percent of voters ratified the two proposed amendments to the state constitution. One, which will create a constitutional “lockbox” for the Special Transportation Fund, has the potential to influence our lives in a big way — but how is that going to work?

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November 6, 2018

Voters Say ‘Yes’ to Lockbox and Land Hearings

by CTNewsJunkie | Nov 6, 2018 11:55pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Environment | Transportation

Voters tired of seeing transportation funds raided and land deals made under cover of darkness passed two constitutional amendments Tuesday aimed at holding the legislature in check.

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October 30, 2018

Voters Also Divided On Public Policy, Taxes

by Christine Stuart | Oct 30, 2018 12:10pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Poll | State Budget | Taxes | Transportation

HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut residents aren’t only divided on which candidate they want to see in the governor’s office, they’re evenly split on whether they would like to see a reduction in their property tax or prefer a cut in the statewide income tax.

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October 26, 2018

Connecticut Senator Loses Challenge of Malloy Toll Study

by Courthouse News Service | Oct 26, 2018 9:03am
Posted to: Courts | Election 2018 | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT — Tossing claims from a Connecticut lawmaker, a judge said he lacked jurisdiction to decide whether Governor Dannel P. Malloy usurped legislative authority by deciding unilaterally to fund a toll study.

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October 12, 2018

Supporters Urge ‘Yes’ Vote On Transportation ‘Lockbox’

by Christine Stuart | Oct 12, 2018 12:50pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT — Leaders from labor, business, and the environment joined legislative leaders from both parties Friday to urge voters to support securing certain revenue for the Special Transportation Fund.

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October 5, 2018

Senate Votes to Ban E-Cigarettes on Airplanes

by Peter Urban | Oct 5, 2018 3:00am
Posted to: Consumer Protection | DC News Junkie | Public Health | Transportation | Aviation

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As part of a bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration, the Senate overwhelmingly agreed to expand a federal ban on smoking on commercial air flights to include e-cigarettes.

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September 27, 2018

Transportation Lockbox and Sale of Public Land On The Ballot Too

by Jack Kramer | Sep 27, 2018 11:01am
Posted to: Agriculture | Economic Development | Election 2018 | Energy | Environment | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT—While the focus in recent days and weeks has been on who will be Connecticut’s next governor, there are also two other hot button issues that will be decided by voters on Election Day.

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September 25, 2018

Truckers To Lamont: Stop Picking On Our Industry

by Christine Stuart | Sep 25, 2018 2:20pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Transportation | Meriden

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MERIDEN, CT — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont stood on the state’s newly opened train platform in Meriden Tuesday and said he wants to see more frequent and regular rail service and plans to pay for it with a toll on out-of-state tractor trailer trucks.

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September 20, 2018

Report: Hundreds of State Bridges Need Repair

by Jack Kramer | Sep 20, 2018 11:51am
Posted to: Town News | State Budget | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT—More than 300 bridges in Connecticut are in need of repair, according to a new report released Thursday.

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