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The budget will now go to the Democrat-controlled Senate.
The draft acknowledged Bridgeport's 22.1 percent poverty rate and 23 percent food insecurity rate.
NEMF and its sister entities are primarily owned by the Shevell Dynasty Trust and Myron P. Shevell.
The Bankrate study ranked California as the worst state and North Dakota as the best.
The report said a tolling system would cost $372 million, with $210 million for infrastructure and $162 million for a fiber communications system.
"These grants are targeted toward strengthening our towns and cities and fostering growth in our local economies," said Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Connecticut motorists traveling on roads in serious need of repair spend a total of $1.8 billion a year in extra vehicle repairs and operating costs, or $681 per motorist.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has proposed paying for this with a 7-cent gas tax increase over four years and the introduction of electronic highway tolls.
Last year, 6.43 million passengers traveled through the Windsor Locks-based airport, up from 6.06 million one year earlier.
Two New York governors, Nelson Rockefeller and Hugh Carey, tried and failed to bring this idea to life during their respective administrations.
The study found 39 percent of the rural roads in Connecticut were in poor condition – only Rhode Island fared worse.
According to an Associated Press report, Giulietti announced yesterday that he plans to spend time with his family while he evaluates the next step in his career.
David Martin's approach to running the city has generated positive results. Since his election in 2013, Stamford has maintained an AAA bond rating, and the fiscal year 2018 budget is projected to carry a $4.8 million surplus, with no planned cuts to the municipal workforce.
Funding for this project comes from an initial allocation of $3 million by the State Bond Commission from Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s “Let’s Go CT” ramp-up program.