Rep. Tony Guerrera
Under a bill before the General Assembly’s Transportation Committee, people found driving with a pet on their lap would be charged with distracted driving.
The U.S. Department of Transportation secretary has said federal funds are nearly tapped out. Rep. Tony Guerrera said the gas tax alone is no longer enough to fund road repairs as car become more fuel efficient.
For more than 10 years, the legislature has used the fuel tax and other revenue to help plug gaps in the state’s budget.
Limited Metro-North Railroad and full Amtrak train service resumed at around 3 p.m. Tuesday between New York and New Haven, according to the MTA.