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LTTE: Tolls Are Not The Only Answer

Posted on March 29, 2019 by jpheasant


Last week, majority members of the Transportation Committee voted (party lines) to move three toll related bills out of the committee, seemingly ignoring the overwhelming amount of residents who strongly oppose them.

For several months we have heard that tolls are the only solution to fixing the state’s horrible roads, bridges, and other infrastructure issues.

Yet Senate Bill 407, An Act Concerning the New Britain to Hartford Busway, that would have provided increased transparency regarding the utilization,

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Transportation Committee Leadership and Local Lawmakers to Host Toll Forum

Posted on March 28, 2019 by jpheasant


HARTFORD – State Representatives Robin Green (R-55), Irene Haines (R-34), and Christie Carpino (R-32) in conjunction with State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) and State Representative Laura Devlin (R-134), Ranking Members of the General Assembly’s Transportation Committee are inviting area residents to attend an informational forum on tolls.

WHERE: East Hampton High School, 15 North Maple St.
T-Bell Symposium Room
WHEN: Monday, April 15th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Investing in and improving Connecticut’s

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Gov. Lamont’s Revenue Package Featured in Finance, Revenue and Bonding Public Hearing Friday

Posted on March 14, 2019 by jpheasant


The Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee will be holding a public hearing tomorrow (Friday, March 15th) on three significant tax related bills that would have a tremendous impact the residents of Connecticut.

The public hearing begins at 10:30 in Room 2E of the Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Ave #5100, Hartford.

The three tax bills on the Finance, Revenue and Bonding’s agenda include:

  1. HB. 431:An Act Concerning Property Tax Reform. This bill would create a statewide one mill tax on real

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