Communities across Connecticut will receive funding, formerly known as earmarks, for infrastructure, housing, education and more.
Hopes of a governor and president converged at a sewage treatment plant, a symbol of infrastructure spending coming from Washington.
There is a growing digital divide among Connecticut businesses, and as internet speeds accelerate, small businesses could get left behind.
Even before final passage, the massive federal infrastructure spending package is yielding political benefits for Gov. Ned Lamont.
The Department of Transportation expects to lose key employees soon, and CT has had persistent problems funding its transportation needs.
In his victory speech, President-elect Joe Biden urged an end to political acrimony and divisiveness.
A detail at a time, Gov. Ned Lamont is teasing out his transportation plan.
Democratic and Republican leaders were upbeat after a briefing by U.S. transportation officials about the potential for below-market federal financing for transportation improvements.
Congressman John B. Larson has a vision to remake highways in greater Hartford. It’s just not the same vision as the Lamont administration’s.
WASHINGTON – Connecticut Gov.-elect Ned Lamont, a Democrat, declined an invitation tendered to all the nation’s new governors to meet with President Donald Trump Thursday to discuss a number of ways the federal government could help their states. Lamont was too busy with the transition to travel to Washington D.C., his spokeswoman said.
WASHINGTON – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a leading Democratic opponent of Trump administration policies, came to Washington, D.C., this weekend for the National Governors Association winter meeting, but skipped key events at the White House, including Saturday night’s governor’s ball. Instead, Malloy and other Democratic governors spent the weekend pushing back on Trump policies.
WASINGTON – President Donald Trump rolled out his long-awaited infrastructure plan on Monday, which was quickly panned by Connecticut’s Democratic lawmakers, who are backing a rival proposal. Both plans face major challenges on the road to becoming reality.
WASHINGTON — In his first State of the Union address President Donald Trump sought to send Americans a upbeat message – and Connecticut lawmakers showed up to make their points, too. Trump also said he is seeking bipartisanship, but Connecticut Democrats are skeptical.
Connecticut lawmakers are preparing for President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address by inviting a diverse group of guests from the state to attend what is expected to be a highly politicized event.
WASHINGTON — An ambitious — and to some in Connecticut controversial — plan to overhaul the railroad in the Northeast Corridor has come to a full stop, a victim to lack of funding. There also has been pushback to the plan from Fairfield County residents who fear the impact of laying down new high-speed-ready tracks and other development near their neighborhoods.