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Governor Ned Lamont announces his 10-year, 21-billion dollar transportation plan. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
AP
November 09, 2019 - 11:15 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Gov. Ned Lamont and his administration are expected to spend the coming days and weeks pitching the Democrat's new transportation improvement plan. The 10-year, $21.1 billion CT2030 initiative unveiled on Thursday is a scaled-down proposal that focuses heavily on fixing major...
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AP
November 08, 2019 - 2:20 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A veteran eastern Connecticut legislator says she's stepping down for health reasons. Democratic state Rep. Linda Orange of Colchester announced Friday she is resigning, effective Feb. 1. Orange says she has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and will need to devote all of...
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AP
November 06, 2019 - 12:36 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The mayor of New Haven was ousted by voters Tuesday as other incumbents declared victory in other cities including Bridgeport, Hartford and Danbury. Former New Haven Alderman Justin Elicker defeated Mayor Toni Harp, who was running as a third party candidate after losing the...
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John Silva
November 05, 2019 - 2:47 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - Voter turnout appears to be on the low side so far in municipal elections across the state. According to numbers from the secretary of the state's office, turnout was at 8.3-percent as around 2:00 P.M. Watchers say these elections, while most impactful to citizens directly...
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