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County, construction and union officials show united front behind capital projects

Westchester County Executive George Latimer and representatives from the construction industry gathered inside of the administration building at Playland Park in Rye on Oct. 26 to underscore the importance of major capital projects that maintain and reconstruct the county’s physical assets.

Kingston receives $56 million from state for bridge, roundabout projects

$44.6 million will go toward a major rehabilitation project for the Kingston-Port Ewen Suspension Bridge, also known as the Wurts Street Bridge, which connects Kingston and the town of Esopus. 

Blumenthal, Murphy praise infrastructure bill’s potential for CT, but say it’s...

“This is not good enough to get high-speed, modern rail to Connecticut," U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said.

Trumbull First Selectman Tesoro touts town’s resilience during pandemic

She acknowledged the Westfield mall's difficulties in the midst of e-commerce and pandemic challenges.

Stratford Mayor Hoydick praises town’s business community in weathering the pandemic

The mayor highlighted new corporate tenants, a strong housing market and infrastructure improvements.

Connecticut Green Bank plans second Green Liberty Bond issuance

Last year's bond issuance raised $16.7 million from investors.

New study ranks Connecticut’s roads among the nation’s worst

The study determined that 34% of Connecticut’s roads were in poor condition.

Quit your crumbling: Westchester, Hudson Valley infrastructure ‘ripe for a bipartisan...

After watching a series of promised national “infrastructure weeks” come and go over the past four years with no progress made to roll out...

13 Fairfield County towns receiving state funding for infrastructure improvements

The grants are being made through the Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP); this is the first time since 2016 that the state has awarded STEAP funding.

Ross Pepe: Paving New York state’s path to economic recovery

As New York state reopens, we must invest in our state’s long-term health.

No shirt, no shoes, no masks, no service: NY businesses can...

Against a nationwide background of some protests against wearing masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, President Trump's preference not to wear one...

Cuomo to push Trump for infrastructure rebuilding projects

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in a news conference held today at the New York Stock Exchange revealed that he will be meeting with President...

Maureen Halahan and Marc Baez: Working together to rebuild our workforce,...

During these uncertain times, the people of New York state have benefited from Gov. Cuomo’s leadership and that of our federal, state and local...

Region’s construction industry coping with COVID-19 restrictions

The entire construction industry in New York state had been deemed essential until March 27, when Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a change in the rules regarding whether a business enterprise is subject to workforce reduction as part of the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Tolls issue tops talk at Stamford chamber’s legislative breakfast

While the current version of Gov. Ned Lamont's CT2030 transportation plan estimates its trucks-only tolls component will raise $170-180 million a year for infrastructure improvements, that is only "a small fraction of what is needed,” according to State Sen. Alex Bergstein, D-36th (Greenwich, New Canaan and Stamford),