by Thomas Breen | Jan 20, 2017 12:24 pm | Comments (3)
City officials are hustling to secure promised state reimbursements for upwards of $5 million in road-paving money after being caught off guard by the abrupt ending of a popular capital improvement program.
Whatever happens, they promise, the city will keep patching potholes.
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by Staff | Jan 18, 2017 8:00 am | Comments (4)
New Haven State Rep. Juan Candelaria has become the deputy speaker of the Connecticut General Assembly’s House of Representatives, the first Latino ever named to the post.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 17, 2017 5:30 pm | Comments (8)
If two local legislators have their way this session, Connecticut will join a nationwide effort to choose presidents by the popular vote and a regional effort to tax hedge fund managers’ income.
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by Staff | Jan 17, 2017 1:27 pm
HB 5539 _Sponsored by: Rep. Juan Candelaria, Toni Walker, Robyn Porter, Patricia Dillon, Roland Lemar, Edwin Vargas, Christopher Rosario, Diana Urban, Greg Haddad, James Albis, Kim Rose, Angel Arce, Steven Stafstrom, Matt Lesser, Ezequiel Santiago, Geraldo Reyes, Robert Sanchez
Continue reading ‘HB 5539/SB 11: An Act Concerning the Legalization and Taxation of the Retail Sale of Marijuana’
by Staff | Jan 9, 2017 2:45 pm | Comments (3)
Never mind the late and too-few buses. Why is it proving so hard for the state to put workable GPS systems on its buses to communicate with waiting riders?
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by Allan Appel & Markeshia Ricks | Jan 9, 2017 1:06 pm | Comments (16)
A CT Transit ride from New Haven to Milford’s Post Mall could take 11 minutes less than it does now under a plan contained in a draft state study — but it will take new buses, additional technology and nearly $5.3 million to get it done.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 4, 2017 4:50 pm | Comments (18)
Hartford — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s promise Wednesday to protect school aid to cities — although with an unidentified “accountability” condition — left New Haven lawmakers cautiously optimistic, but eager to see the details.
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by Staff | Jan 4, 2017 3:22 pm | Comments (2)
New Haven State Sen. Martin Looney made it to the podium for the state legislature’s opening day Wednesday — and called for helping family members make it through relatives’ sickness and helping seniors afford to stay in the state during retirement.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 4, 2017 12:08 pm | Comments (6)
Two of New Haven’s representatives will work to fend off what they see as threats to the Elm City while also pushing new initiatives in the state legislative session beginning Wednesday.
Continue reading ‘Dillon: Guv’s Policy “Kills By Zip Code”’
by Paul Bass | Jan 2, 2017 8:05 am | Comments (16)
Now they’re saying: Maybe February.
Continue reading ‘Still No Bus GPS As New Year Begins’