This marks the latest increase for the pier development — which originally was priced at $93 million in 2019.
State officials plan to investigate how one company was able to recommend itself for over $87 million in work at the State Pier in New London.
The arrangement, approved by the CT Port Authority, has drawn criticism from lawmakers concerned about potential conflicts of interest.
In a March subpoena, the U.S. Department of Justice requested all records and correspondence covering all authority business since 2016.
House Speaker Matt Ritter on Saturday named Larry McHugh, the former chair of the UConn Board of Trustees, to the CT Port Authority board.
Seabury Maritime provided more than $3,000 in gifts to port authority officials and to one of their spouses.
The development of state pier in New London to support a new offshore wind farm will cost almost three times original projections.
The Connecticut Port Authority launched a public-private partnership tied to a major offshore wind-to-energy project without proper authority, a contracting watchdog group reported.
The FBI is investigating the reconstruction of the State Pier in New London and school construction grants overseen by Kosta Diamantis.
Legislative leaders want a tiny fraction of the state budget effectively dedicated for a probe of Connecticut Port Authority contracts.
While the governor celebrated a deal to develop New London harbor and an offshore wind center, the partisan battle over Connecticut’s quasi-publics intensified.
With federal tax credits set to expire at the end of the year, the state has chosen Vineyard Wind to develop an 804-megawatt offshore wind project.
State lawmakers will revisit the past fiscal and ethical woes of the Connecticut Port Authority next month in an effort to ensure they aren’t repeated.
Is a second public hearing needed to analyze the ethics missteps of the Connecticut Port Authority, or is it time to move on?
The Connecticut Port Authority spent thousands of dollars on expensive meals and liquor, incurred excessive legal fees and generally acted without clear policies governing purchases, personnel matters and ethics, the state auditors reported Thursday.