Truck tolls face a certain legal challenge, but they could finance $19.4 billion in infrastructure improvements over 10 years.
Senate Democrats unequivocally backed the governor for the first time on transportation funding.
Spending state budget reserves to bolster transportation could undermine Connecticut’s readiness for the next recession, weaken investor confidence and increase borrowing costs, the treasurer warned.
House Democrats recycled a campaign proposal made and abandoned by Gov. Ned Lamont: Trucks-only tolls.
The Senate GOP alternative to tolls is creative, but requires depleting two-thirds of the state’s budget reserves.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s CT2030 plan has no champion in the Senate, but he’ll pitch them on Wednesday.
The Senate’s top Republican is accusing the governor and his supporters of blocking scrutiny of their health care deliberations.
Gov. Ned Lamont pitched to the GOP sweet spot, highlighting what his transportation proposal would mean for Metro-North commuters.
The governor’s new transportation plan will be revealed soon, but not this week.
State officials are divided on how to win public trust in a partnership to aid struggling students that is exempt from FOI laws.
Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano has some questions about UConn’s plan to offer a free-tuition program for families with incomes of less than $50,000.
The public is invited but it’s unclear what portion of the meeting – or subsequent meetings – will be open, or what the board will be discussing.
As hopes for public option dim, lawmakers move to a health care reform agenda that has bipartisan support.
Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano, R-North Haven, volleyed back Friday at Gov. Ned Lamont’s offer of temporary relief to nine nursing homes.
A plan to exclude lawmakers from the executive committee would weaken oversight of the public-private partnership.