Tony Guerrera

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School bus seat belt funding goes unused except to reduce deficits

Students step off a school bus in Norwich

It’s been six years since legislators overwhelmingly approved a tax incentive and license fees to encourage schools to buy school buses equipped with seat belts. But not a single school district has used the program, and much of the money put aside has gone to offset state deficits. Continue Reading →

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Auto retailers, makers call on Tesla to apply for franchise

From left to right: GM Vice President of Government Relations Christopher Grimaldi, Alliance of Auto Manufacturers Vice President of State Affairs Landon Fulmer, CARA board member Ken Crowley, CARA President James Fleming, CARA board member Jeff Aiosa, CARA board member Jonathan Larabee, CARA board member Tamara Jackson.

Car manufacturers and Connecticut auto retailers pushed back at a bill that would allow electric car makers like Tesla to sell cars in the state without opening a franchise. The bill is being put forward again after being considered last year and dying as the legislative session expired. Continue Reading →

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