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Manhattan congestion pricing plan moves forward

Congestion pricing that would collect tolls from drivers who venture below 60th Street in Manhattan is moving forward after having previously been blocked by...

Lamont unveils $46B budget; Legalization of recreational marijuana – but not...

“We don’t have the luxury of doing one thing at a time,” Lamont declared. “There’s too much at stake.”

Pair of Fairfeld County state senators introduce highway tolls bill

The bill seeks to “construct, maintain and operate electronic tolling systems on Interstate Route 84, Interstate Route 91, Interstate Route 95 and portions of Connecticut Route 15.”

Lamont: Tolls off the legislative table next year

Democrats have added seven seats to their state House majority and two to their Senate plurality, with those figures now standing at 98-53 and 24-12, respectively.

New poll finds Gov. Lamont’s approval ratings inching up

The poll found 56.8% of respondents were unhappy with his leadership on tolls.

Paul Mounds replaces Ryan Drajewicz as governor’s chief of staff

Mounds, the first African-American to hold the chief of staff post in state history, has previously worked with Gov. Dannel Malloy, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, and U.S. Rep. John Larson.

Tolls issue tabled as Dems seek alternative funds for transportation infrastructure

Gov. Ned Lamont has announced plans to bond $200 million this year in place of the tolls income – something that Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano likened to his party’s Prioritize Progress plan. Introduced in 2015, that plan involved borrowing $700 million annually.

Lamont moves municipal aid package forward

“We are now eight months into the fiscal year without solutions to our transportation needs and a bond package," the governor wrote to Office of Policy and Management Secretary Melissa McCaw. "No longer can our cities and towns wait.”

Connecticut tolls bill dead in the water … unless it isn’t

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.

Vote on CT tolls pushed to at least next week; GOP...

Among Democrats expected to oppose the bill is Sen. Alex Bergstein, D-Greenwich, who has publicly indicated her preference for tolls on all vehicles.

Reactions to Lamont’s speech, budget: Good, but room for improvement

On tolls, Fairfield First Selectwoman Brenda Kupchick said the governor “needs to once and for all just give it up. He’s changed positions so many times, and the way it stands now it’s not going to make anywhere near the money that’s needed.”

Gov. Lamont releases $1.7 billion bonding bill

The bond package had been delayed for the past several months, with the governor refusing his approval until state lawmakers adopted a tolls proposal. The General Assembly is expected to finally vote on tolls on Feb. 18 or 19.

Gov. Lamont says state of the state ‘getting stronger, but we...

Attracting more business to Connecticut, reducing some taxes and tuition fees, legalizing marijuana – and, of course, bringing tolls back to state highways – were some of the themes of Gov. Ned Lamont’s “State of the State” address at the State Capitol’s Hall of the House of Representatives on Feb. 5.

Dems ready to vote on tolls next week; Republicans cry foul...

“The whole process has been about avoiding sunlight and rushing the bill through before people actually know what it does or doesn't do," says said Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano.

Dems slam brakes on tolls vote; issue remains in political limbo

Next week’s expected vote on tolls has been canceled by Democrat legislators, leaving its future in doubt. But those same leaders have apparently decided they...