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Connecticut State Attorney General William Tong joined the picket line at the Stop & Shop in Southington, tweeting out his support of the job walkout.
Under the Democrat' plan, tolls gantries would be placed roughly every six to seven miles on I-84, I-95, I-91 and Route 15.
The Connecticut Council of Municipalities doesn't think the forced regionalization of schools idea "accomplishes a whole lot of anything. It’s not a ‘one size fits all’ thing.”
Acknowledging that improvements “are not going to happen overnight," the governor promised that improvements to everything from Connecticut's economy and energy consumption to transportation and education are on the way.
The fight over highway tolls between Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and state Senate Republicans has centered in part on an internal Department of Transportation memo.
Lehman’s tenure at Goldman Sachs, which coincided with the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis, had been the subject of much debate.
The legislature’s Judiciary Committee is expected to vote on the legislation on Thursday.
"We become involved when we let things touch us to the core," Richman, who founded the nonprofit The Avielle Foundation, told the audience at a 2016 Westfair event.
A diversity of new businesses and residential projects, along with a AAA rating from Standard & Poor's and a new police station, are pluses, but First Selectman Dan Rosenthal worries about Gov. Ned Lamont's proposal to shift the cost of teachers' pensions to municipalities.
“Today is a great day for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the state of Connecticut, especially given our 400-year history together,” Rodney Butler, chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, said.
"A 21st century economy cannot be supported by a 20th century transportation system," says Gov. Ned Lamont; "This is a total abrogation of responsibility," respond GOP leaders.
Lamont cited as an example North Carolina, which uses one contract for school software throughout the entire state. In Connecticut, he said, there are 170 different contracts.
The 45-year-old Santiago had been active in trying to clear legislative hurdles to building a casino in Bridgeport, and was in the midst of efforts to create a State of Connecticut Bank.
Tourism in the state currently contributes $14.7 billion in business sales, generates $1.7 billion in tax revenues and supports nearly 83,000 direct jobs and 121,000 indirect jobs.
A final vote on the proposed 5 percent increase at Danbury's Western Connecticut State and three other universities will take place on March 28.