Klarides tweets Gov. Lamont’s transportation plan includes 14 ‘temporary’ tolling locations

A top Republican lawmaker says Gov. Ned Lamont’s latest transportation funding plan will include 14 “temporary” highway tolling locations. House Minority Leader Themis Klarides, R-Derby, revealed the number of tolling locations in a Twitter post Monday after Lamont administration officials briefed House Republicans on the 10-year, $18 billion transportation funding plan. Klarides tweets Gov. Lamont’s […]

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Amid national growth, CT’s construction workforce down 8%

The region’s construction industry lost 1,600 jobs between Sept. 2018 and Sept. 2019, down 8 percent from a year ago, according to a new report by the Associated General Contractors of America. Construction employment declined in Connecticut during the last year as the workforce grew nationally. In fact, the industry added jobs in 68 percent […]

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Lamont Makes Transportation Pitch to Senate Republicans

The plan Lamont gave Republicans Thursday included a list of projects, the order the projects will be tackled and what each project means for congestion. He also broke down whether a toll was associated with the project and how much revenue for that project would come from in-state and out-of-state drivers and trucks. There are […]

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GOP holds fast on tolls: ‘No’

Despite speculation by various radio program hosts this week, Senate Minority Leader Leonard A. Fasano, R-North Haven, said Wednesday that he has not changed his position on tolls. While he remains committed to finding a way to fund the state’s transportation projects without tolls, he feels that as governor, Lamont deserves the respect of listening […]

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Former Higher One headquarters in New Haven undergoes $25 million renovation

The new owners of what once was the headquarters of financial services firm Higher One are looking to boost the occupancy rate of the 145,000-square foot-building by adding much-needed laboratory space for biotechnology companies. Now, the joint venture partners are spending about $25 million on renovations they hope will allow them to take advantage of […]

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State money will fund improvements on Myrtle, East Main streets in New Britain

The city has secured $3.67 million from the state Department of Transportation’s Local Transportation Capital Improvement Program to make necessary improvements to East Main and Myrtle streets. The contract has been awarded to Martin Laviero Contractor Inc. of Bristol. This construction is part of Phase 6 of the reconstruction project of East Main Street between […]

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