Lamont explains calls for special session on tolls


Governor Ned Lamont spoke on Wednesday about why he is calling for a special session on tolls.

Gov. Lamont said he didn’t want lawmakers to use the excuse that they didn’t have enough information to pass a sensible transportation bill.

“I want them to decide. I hope they decide to get this state moving again, which is a reliable, predictable revenue stream to do it. And if they want to come back and do a little borrowing, and some tolling, gas, something that gets this going… But its gotta be real. And I haven’t heard anyone come up to a real solution to what I proposed,” he explained.

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Governor Lamont said his focus for the end of the legislative session on June 5th is to reach a deal on the state budget.


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