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Posted inEnergy & Environment, Money

Malloy to sign gas tax circuit breaker next week

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will sign the new gasoline tax circuit-breaker bill into law Tuesday, the governor’s office announced Friday afternoon. “We are all very concerned about the national rising cost of gasoline and its impact on Connecticut residents, businesses and the state’s economy as a whole, especially as the summer driving season approaches,” Malloy […]

Posted inEnergy & Environment, Money

Shoreline task force members named

The line-up is almost complete for the recently announced Shoreline Preservation Task Force, headed by Rep. James Albis, D-East Haven. There are eight representatives and two senators from shoreline districts, and three non-legislative members. While technically bipartisan, the membership definitely skews Democratic. Albis said he was looking for one more legislator and a coastal engineer. […]

Posted inEnergy & Environment, Money

Congressional delegation tops nationally on environment

Connecticut scored some of the highest marks given out by the League of Conservation Voters in its 2011 Congressional scorecard. That despite a year the organization called the U.S. House’s “truly breathtaking and unprecedented assault on the environment and public health.” The state’s two senators each scored 100 percent on the 11 votes ranked by […]