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The future of the governos’s ambitious 10-year, $21 billion CT2030 plan is very much in doubt, with state Republicans remaining skeptical and several of his fellow Democratic lawmakers hedging their bets as next year’s election looms.
"Like many residents in Stamford, I don't like paying tolls," Martin said, "but I applaud the governor's courageous commitment to fixing our transportation infrastructure while being financially responsible."
Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, and Trumbull First Selectman Vicki Tesoro were all re-elected, while State Rep. Fred Camillo is taking as Greenwich First Selectman from the retiring Peter Tesei.
“Our systems don’t talk to each other enough, nor are we talking enough to the businesses where our students will ultimately seek employment,” Lamont said. “The status quo will no longer do." Council members include top executives at Bigelow Tea, Synchrony, and AQR Capital Management.
The program is structured so that businesses that make charitable contributions to a qualified program are eligible to receive a credit, valued at 60% to 100% of the amount contributed, on their state corporate income tax.
No reason was given for the move, which took place on Feb. 11 but has only now come to light.
“With all due respect to the new governor and state legislature, this kind of a structural shift has implications that will extend far beyond the best intentions of present leadership," says Newtown First Selectman Dan Rosenthal.
"It’s important to lead with the carrot and not force peoples’ hands,” the governor said.
“I’m open to every discussion – I’m not a pure ‘no’" on electronic tolls, as are some of his high-profile Republican colleagues, the Transportation Committee member says.
Continuing flight from New York City and ambitious plans to improve Connecticut's rail system bode well for the future, although one local economics professor wonders if it will truly last.
Another bill would establish the Connecticut Infrastructure Bank to provide financial support for infrastructure projects.
The state had 3,572,665 residents between July 1, 2017, and July 2018, representing a loss of 1,215 residents.
The Easton resident is the eighth president – and third woman to hold the position – in the 30-year history of the aquarium. She replaces Dr. Brian Davis, who left in May.
It’s the latest expansion of Amazon’s Whole Foods operation, the result of the e-tailing behemoth’s $13.7 million purchase of the grocery chain last year.
With the Oct. 27 opening at 100 Corporate Drive, both schools will now be known as the Fairfield-Trumbull School of Music.