Better car mileage has led to a reduction in the amount of money collected from the state’s gas tax, prompting lawmakers to search for a new funding source to pay for much-needed highway and bridge repairs.
Ben Barnes, the governor’s budget chief, acknowledged Tuesday that Malloy’s proposal for the new fiscal year beginning July 1 exceeds the state’s constitutional cap on spending by about $55 million.
Cops In Connecticut Hunt For Suspects Who Strapped Credit Union Exec With Device, Ordered Him To Steal
The suspects forced Matthew Yussman to wear what looked like a bomb and sent him to get money from Achieve Financial Credit Union in New Britain while they stayed with his mother.
While an effort to ban smoking on railroad station platforms is underway in Connecticut, one commuter advocate thinks it’s a step too far.
Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton, a member of the Transportation Committee, believes one way to kick it off is for lawmakers to shut the door on funding pet projects in their districts.
Joe McGee of the Business Council of Fairfield County said the federal government should feel compelled to contribute.
Under the proposed law, a 20-ounce soda would cost 20 cents more.
The robber jumped out of his car, approached the electrician, flashed a gun and ordered him to unlock his car and hand over the cash, cops said.
The proposal calls for reducing the 6.35 percent tax to 6.2 percent this year, then dropping it to 5.95 percent by 2017.
Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy is proposing legislation that would encourage states to warn parents of the health risks from not immunizing their children.
Mayor’s Night Out is a tradition in Stamford, Conn., when the mayor travels around the city to speak with residents personally.
Tesla would like to open a corporate store in Connecticut. But Jim Fleming, the head of the Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association, said consumers would be better off if franchise dealers were allowed to sell the Teslas.
A man who made threatening phone calls to Newtown residents in the days following the 2012 school shooting has been sentenced to a year in prison.
Some of the recommendations, especially those focusing on gun control, were included in an interim report in 2013 that called for ensuring classroom doors can be locked from the inside and limits on ammunition purchases.
State Transportation Commissioner James Redeker has cautioned legislators against replacing Metro-North Railroad as the operator of the New Haven line linking Connecticut to New York City.