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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),
“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.
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.
Santa (Sandi) Ayala, who ends her 16-year run tomorrow, has frequently been accused of mishandling several elections.
"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.
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.
Others on the Fortune list include Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, and Ivanka Trump.
Meanwhile, independent consultant Jeff Kohut has announced he will run as a write-in candidate in the Nov. 5 election.
In 1985, Tisdale was the first African-American nominated by a major party for the Bridgeport mayoralty.
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.”
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.”
In December 2016, Himes called on the Electoral College to void Trump's victory and prevent him from becoming president.