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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),

U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes calls for bipartisanship, health care solutions at...

“I don’t know what to expect when I get back (to Washington),” Hayes told the crowd of about 300, adding that she expects the impeachment process to be concluded, one way or another, over the next two weeks.

Ready for battle: NY state Sen. Harckham proposes tolls targeting CT...

The plan would install gantries on six state and county roads that cross the state line in the towns of Pound Ridge, Lewisboro and North Salem, and possibly a toll on the Hutchinson River Parkway just before it becomes the Merritt Parkway upon entering Connecticut.

Bridgeport’s controversial Democratic Registrar of Voters retiring

Santa (Sandi) Ayala, who ends her 16-year run tomorrow, has frequently been accused of mishandling several elections.

CT Supreme Court affirms Bridgeport mayor’s re-election, but SEEC probe continues

"I would be remiss if I didn’t express my appreciation again for the continued and overwhelming support that I received from the voters," the mayor said in acknowledging the court ruling.

Taking a toll on commuters: Lamont woos politicians and residents on...

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.

Stamford Mayor Martin supports tolls plan; other area legislators split along...

"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."

Incumbent leaders returning to office – except for Fairfield’s Tetreau

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.

Linda McMahon named one of most powerful women in politics

Others on the Fortune list include Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, and Ivanka Trump.

Secretary of the State calls for investigation of Bridgeport primary results

Meanwhile, independent consultant Jeff Kohut has announced he will run as a write-in candidate in the Nov. 5 election.

Sen. Gillibrand pulls plug on presidential bid

The senator was one of six women seeking the 2020 Democratic Party nomination for president.

Charles B. Tisdale, Bridgeport nonprofit exec and political pioneer, dies at...

In 1985, Tisdale was the first African-American nominated by a major party for the Bridgeport mayoralty.

SHU prof takes close look at Conn. state politics in new...

Among other recommendations, Sacred Heart professor Gary L. Rose is calling for the revitalization of Connecticut’s cities, “which are in terrible shape, no question about it.”

Greenburgh nixes Edgemont incorporation proposal for 2nd time

The Edgemont Incorporation Committee called the move “a troubling development for the 43,000 unincorporated area residents who pay the majority of Town taxes but represent a minority of the Town-wide electorate.”

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes calls for Trump impeachment inquiry

In December 2016, Himes called on the Electoral College to void Trump's victory and prevent him from becoming president.