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January 17, 2019

Blumenthal Continues To Push For Unemployment Compensation for Federal Workers

by Jack Kramer | Jan 17, 2019 12:15pm
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Public Safety | Transportation | BDL

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HARTFORD, CT — Surrounded by federal workers who cannot collect unemployment because they have been called back to work, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal called Thursday for an end to the practice.

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January 15, 2019

Prices Drop As Overproduction Goes Hand-in-hand With Record-low Demand for Gasoline

by Kevin Flood | Jan 15, 2019 5:00am
Posted to: Business | International Trade | The Economy | Energy Sector | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Transportation | New Britain

With One Caveat, Analysts Say Gas Prices Will Probably Continue to Drop in 2019

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If you liked 2018’s gasoline prices, you’ll probably love 2019’s, according to analysts, who predict motorists will end up paying even less at the pump this year.

But they’re also quick to employ the word “caveat.”

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January 14, 2019

Blumenthal Says CT Should Reassess Unemployment Benefits for Federal Workers

by Christine Stuart | Jan 14, 2019 1:13pm
Posted to: Congress | Transportation | Aviation | BDL | White House | Windsor Locks

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WINDSOR LOCKS, CT — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal wants to the federal government to re-open, but in the meantime he believes unpaid federal workers should be able to access unemployment benefits.

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January 9, 2019

Battle Over Tolls Begins

by Jack Kramer | Jan 9, 2019 2:00pm
Posted to: State Budget | Taxes | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT — Wednesday was a day for pomp and circumstance as the new General Assembly, Governor, and Lieutenant Governor were sworn in, but a few people showed up at the state Capitol to remind everyone that the issue of tolls is going to be a big — if not THE issue — this session.

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Firmly In the Minority, Republicans Stay On Message

by Christine Stuart | Jan 9, 2019 5:30am
Posted to: Election 2018 | State Budget | State Capitol | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT — When the 2019 session opens today there will be fewer Republicans than in the past, but that doesn’t mean they are going to change their message.

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January 8, 2019

Tweed Airport, East Hartford Lose Larson To Higher Ed

by Jack Kramer | Jan 8, 2019 5:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Local Politics | Transportation | Aviation | East Haven | New Haven

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NEW HAVEN —With its executive director leaving after a decade-long run for a high-level state position, Tweed New Haven-Regional Airport is about to enter another chapter with a yet-to-be-named new leader on board.

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January 2, 2019

Lamont Administration Begins To Take Shape

by Christine Stuart | Jan 2, 2019 5:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Energy | Environment | Law Enforcement | Public Safety | State Capitol | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT — Governor-elect Ned Lamont stayed busy during the holidays last week filling out a number of key administrative appointments as he heads toward his Jan. 9 inauguration.

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December 19, 2018

Lamont Eager to Learn More About Criminal Justice

by Christine Stuart | Dec 19, 2018 11:34am
Posted to: Housing | Jobs | Juvenile Justice | Law Enforcement | Legal | Transportation | Hartford

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HARTFORD, CT — It’s part of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s legacy, but Gov.-elect Ned Lamont wants to continue the progress that’s been made on criminal justice reform.

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December 18, 2018

Frontier Airlines Will Be Back at Bradley With Denver Route In 2019

by Shawn R. Beals | Dec 18, 2018 11:17am
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Transportation | Aviation | BDL

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WINDSOR LOCKS — Frontier Airlines will return to Bradley International Airport in 2019, adding three flights a week to Denver starting March 28, officials announced Tuesday morning.

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December 11, 2018

OP-ED | Improving Public Transit is Necessary and Worthwhile

by Susan Bigelow | Dec 11, 2018 1:00pm
Posted to: Analysis | Opinion | Transportation | Public Transit | Rail

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I have good news and bad news about transit. The good news is that we can make public transit in Connecticut much better. The bad news is that it’s going to take time, money, and changing the way we think about how we get around.

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