False Promises Aren’t the Path to Economic Recovery

Posted on January 31, 2020 by admin


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Over the last few weeks Connecticut residents again heard majority party legislators talk about the need to improve our state’s infrastructure, ease frustrating highway congestion, reduce rail commute times, and enhance our bus transit network.

The ultimate goal, we were told, is economic growth.

Yet when conversation about transportation reached its fever pitch last week, my colleagues on the other side of the aisle issued a tolling plan. Not a transportation plan, but a “trucks-only” tolling plan

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Jan. 31 Public Hearing on Tolls–How to Testify

Posted on January 29, 2020 by admin


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The Transportation Committee will hold a public hearing on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. in Room 1E of the LOB.

Public speaker order will be determined by a lottery system. Lottery numbers will be drawn from 9:30am to 11:30am in Room 2300 of the LOB.

Please submit 55 copies of written testimony to Committee staff at the time of the lottery in Room 2300 of the LOB. Testimony received after the designated time may not be distributed until after the hearing. Speakers arriving after the completion

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Candelora Says Agriculture-Focused Employees Should Urge State Lawmakers to Pass Pro-Growth Policies

Posted on January 24, 2020 by admin


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SOUTHINGTON—The economic power of the state’s “Green Industry” was on full display Monday as Deputy House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora addressed members of the Connecticut Nursery and Landscape Association (CNLA) during its Winter Symposium and Expo. The nursery and landscape, and greenhouse and floriculture businesses, dubbed the “Green Industry,” employ 43,000 people in Connecticut. Hundreds of them were at the event held at the Aqua Turf Club, where Candelora talked about the need for members

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