State Sen. Toni Boucher said Republicans in Hartford have come up with a plan that would redirect bonding, freeing up an extra $1 billion a year.
This proposal would allow tolls to be placed anywhere on Connecticut highways, not just along the state’s borders.
Under the legislation that was passed in response to the Sandy Hook school massacre, state residents have until the end of Dec. 31, 2013 to register assault weapons as well as ammunition magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.
But the panel said the state should not mandate specific staff-to-student ratios of social workers, school psychologists or other mental health professionals.
Metro-North Railroad is apologizing and promising reforms after passengers last month were stuck inside a disabled train during the heat wave.