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The mandatory age for wearing a helmet while riding a motorcycle in Connecticut would rise from 18 to 21 under legislation easily passed Tuesday by the House of Representatives and sent to the Senate.
Tweed Airport in New Haven is built on salt marsh and has flooded for years, but that hasn't stopped lawmakers from considering a bill to expand and lengthen its runways.
The administration rebooted its lobbying team on tolls, and they are talking to legislators about a series of tweaks intended to increase the consumer and political appeal of the governor’s top priority and biggest challenge.
Tolls and transportation, alternative energy, and minority teacher recruitment were all on the governor's plate during a visit this week to Washington.
A legislative committee took the first steps Wednesday on what would be a long and complex journey to implement a comprehensive system of electronic highway tolls in Connecticut.
Let’s celebrate Gov. Ned Lamont’s constructive proposal that would start to solve Connecticut’s Transportation Crisis! Using short term borrowing to bridge the gap until toll revenue can come onstream makes sense. The cost of the need to fix our Transportation Infrastructure is almost overwhelming. We need creative solutions to address this problem now.
Nobody really likes tolls.... unless they are a better option than the alternatives. What I do not like is that my daily commute to Grand Central Terminal is now 30 minutes longer. As a consequence, the value of my home in Westport has decreased.
If there are going to be tolls, this is a fair way to set the rates:
AARP has worked for over a decade to address and rectify the fraud, misleading advertising and unscrupulous practices that has plagued and undermined Connecticut’s deregulated third-party electric market place. This has frequently resembled a game of whack-a-mole with a new scheme or trick popping up every time AARP and other consumer advocates knock down a deceptive supplier tactic through legislation or a Public Utilities Regulatory Authority ruling.
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