Governor Ned Lamont is set to hold a press conference to highlight the state’s financial situation due to coronavirus, along with his daily coronavirus update.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (AP) — States across the U.S. are allocating hundreds of millions of dollars to respond to the coronavirus, even as the U.S. government prepares to send billions more their way. Many states have built up sizable stockpiles in their “rainy day” funds during several robust years of tax collections. Some governors and […]
Now that it looks like tolls have hit a dead end, Governor Ned Lamont is trying to move forward with bonding: some for transportation projects, some for aid to cities and towns. The later has been waiting months for that promised money, hoping it comes before they have to raise taxes.
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A large crowd of anti-toll activists and pro-tolls advocates came to the Capitol on Friday as a public hearing on the governor’s “truck tolls” plan is moving forward. While the hearing was going on at the Legislative Office Building, the two top Democrats in the House and Senate were meeting with […]
The final draft of Governor Lamont’s trucks-only tolls plan is now in the hands of legislators.
PARIS (AP) — As France’s strikes entered their 26th day Monday, some in the country are questioning if the labor unions that are driving the crippling stoppages have outsized power. The strikes have closed French landmarks, hurt small businesses over the Christmas season and hobbled public transportation. So packed was a Paris bus recently that […]
Republican leaders in Hartford are set to put out their version of a state transportation plan on Thursday. Governor Ned Lamont has been rolling out his own plan as well. The main difference between the two plans is the Republicans do not include tolls in theirs.
Democratic State Senators found a lot that they can like about the Governor’s “CT2030” transportation plan but it’s quite clear not everyone likes everything.
Governor Lamont released the complete details of his long-awaited transpiration plan for the state Thursday afternoon.
ROME (AP) — Italy’s government declared a state of emergency Thursday in flood-ravaged Venice, seeking to release funds to repair the historic lagoon city after it was damaged by the highest tide in 50 years. A cabinet meeting approved a special decree that included 20 million euros ($21.7 million) in immediate financial aid aimed at […]