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“Even during my short time as mayor, I’ve been getting lots of emails from businesses looking to come to Danbury," the former City Council president says.
While Gov. Ned Lamont said "I think it's time to take a pause” on the issue, Senate Democrats insist they're still working on bringing the trucks-only toll bill up for a vote.
Meanwhile, according to a new report, some Connecticut lawmakers have discussed leasing part of the state’s tolling infrastructure to telecommunication companies looking to develop 5G wireless technology.
House Democratic leaders have proposed a new plan that would install highway tolls for trucks only on 12 bridges across the state, as opposed to Gov. Ned Lamont’s CT2030 initiative, which would have included tolls on 14 bridges for all vehicles.
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.