Middletown vote in support of anti-toll resolution


Update: The vote has ended with five council members in support of anti-toll resolution, one against, and five abstained, which the Mayor officially declared passed. 

Original: People will be gathering in Middletown on Thursday to voice their concerns over the possibility of tolls coming to highways in the state.

Middletown is set to vote on an anti-toll resolution Thursday – the latest community to do so.

Related: What tolls could cost you and your family every day, each month and every year

On Wednesday night, hundreds of people showed up in Wallingford and said no to tolls. A public forum was hosted by Senate Republicans.

This is coming after the DOT released new numbers on what tolls could cost you. Governor Ned Lamont saying 50 electronic tolls on 95, 91, 84 and 15 is the only way to repair the state’s crumbling infrastructure and boost our bottom line. 

Voters saying tolls could really affect their lives.

Related: Facing anti toll push back Lamont goes on defense

Governor Ned Lamont is standing by his electronic tolling proposal saying it’s what this state needs to get back on its feet. 

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