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Israel approves Palestinian construction in West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli Cabinet unanimously approved a proposal to build over 700 housing units for Palestinians in addition to 6,000 Israeli settlement housing units in the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government advanced the proposal late on Tuesday, according to an Israeli official who spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the […]

Lamont calls Republican’s transportation plan a “disastrous idea”

(WTNH) — Governor Lamont was scheduled to sign the new state budget into law late Wednesday afternoon and says he’s ready to move full speed ahead on highway tolls to get that passed in a Special legislative session. He called the Republicans’ transportation plan alternative Wednesday “a disastrous idea” but then said he’s ready to compromise. The Governor presided over the […]

Is Connecticut’s transportation funding crisis real?

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy said last week that the state’s transportation system is facing a crisis because revenue from taxes on gasoline are sinking as vehicles get better mileage, and people use less gas.

Debate over Lamont tolls plan intensifies

The debate over electronic highway tolls intensified on Thursday as the Republican leader in the State Senate, Sen. Len Fasano (R-North Haven), released a D.O.T. memo that appears to be critical of Governor Lamont's transportation plan.

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