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CT starts 2019 with net job loss, after second revision

Joe Cooper |

Just weeks after a data revision that cut Connecticut's 2018 job gains in half, the first month of the new year started with a similar treatment.

With committee vote, lawmakers map potential path to tolls

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT Mirror |

A legislative committee took the first steps Wednesday on what would be a long and complex journey to implement a comprehensive system of electronic highway tolls in Connecticut, voting party lines...

A bridge too far (gone)

Michael C. Bingham |

Gov. Ned Lamont and a group of transportation advocates gathered near the Devon Bridge in Milford Monday to call for increased investments in the state’s transportation infrastructure. The...

Before biz crowd, Lamont defends min. wage, paid family medical leave

Matt Pilon |

Facing a business crowd unhappy about proposals to raise the minimum wage and implement paid family medical leave, Gov. Ned Lamont defended his support for those policies, saying the workplace needs...

RI judge upholds truck-only tolling; Lamont still wants broader program

Joe Cooper |

A federal judge in Rhode Island on Tuesday dismissed the trucking industry's lawsuit aimed at the Ocean State's newly minted highway tolls on tractor-trailers.

Future of the gas tax? Running on empty.

JAN ELLEN SPIEGEL | CT Mirror |

The gas tax is at the core of the argument about whether to bring tolls back to Connecticut highways. But this story is not about tolls – it’s about the tax, its nexus with climate...

Airport Authority IDs funding source for $210M ground transportation project

Joe Cooper |

Bradley International Airport has identified a funding source for its long-planned $210 million ground transportation project.

CT investigating Hyundai, Kia vehicle fires

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut has joined a multistate investigation into Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. for potential unfair and deceptive practices related to hundreds of vehicle fires.

Poll: CT residents largely oppose highway tolls, grocery tax

Joe Cooper |

Despite some recent lobbying by Gov. Ned Lamont, a new poll found the majority of Connecticut residents are not convinced installing electronic tolls on state highways is a good idea for the state.

Volkswagen is betting its future on electric cars

CNN BUSINESS |

Volkswagen already had ambitious plans for electric cars. Now it's really stepping on the accelerator.

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