In an exclusive News 8 interview, the highest-ranking state lawmaker in the General Assembly says he's on board for a gas tax cut.
One of the first proposals for the new legislative session that begins on February 7 is a 4 cent a gallon hike in the tax on gasoline.
Electronic tolls could become a reality under the Lamont administration.
Multitude of issues on 2019 General Assembly Session.
Lamont transition committee; Tolls for all trucks and cars must be on the table as the new Lamont Administration takes over next month.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is expected to officially throw his support behind bringing electric tolling to Connecticut, and jacking up the gas tax. He is expected to make that announcement on Wednesday.
It will be an interesting start to the legislation session on Feb. 7th.
Connecticut’s crumbling infrastructure is a problem that is not going away.
The Speaker of the House, Rep. Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin), says a decision on moving forward with electronic highway tolls must be made next week and that lawmakers need only look out the window at the Capitol to see why.
Shoreline East riders have faced delays and cancellations for months. Now, the governor is expected to step on the gas, pushing two ideas that will force drivers to pay more.