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CT Tolls

Everything you need to know about tolls — and a plan against them — in Connecticut

Everything you need to know about tolls — and a plan against them — in Connecticut

Tolls are on the table in Connecticut this year, but are by no means a done deal. In this special report — featuring a toll calculator and your responses to our CuriousCT poll — we dig into four proposals and how each could impact your bottom line.


Lamont keeps pledge, begins release of stalled municipal aid

Gov. Ned Lamont kept his pledge to Connecticut municipalities Friday, beginning the process of releasing $150 million in municipal aid stalled since last summer by the debate over tolls.

Lamont pledges to release stalled town aid, regardless of whether tolls are approved

Gov. Ned Lamont pledged Wednesday to support borrowing for overdue municipal aid — even if legislators reject his transportation initiative and the truck tolls that would come with it.

Lamont says truck tolls off the table; Senate Democrats hedge

Gov. Ned Lamont effectively gave up Wednesday on Senate Democrats ever calling a promised vote on truck tolls, telling reporters his administration was ready to explore alternative funding sources for transportation.

Tolls saga continues as Democrats postpone vote

Senate President Pro Tem Martin M. Looney, D-New Haven, said the latest scenario for attempting passage is to split the bill in two, each authorizing tolls on six bridges — one bill beginning in the House and the other in the Senate.

Synchronized vote on truck tolls? Stay tuned.

House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz of Berlin and Senate President Pro Tem Martin M. Looney of New Haven said Tuesday that each has convinced the other they have the votes necessary to pass legislation next week authorizing tractor trailer tolls on a dozen highway bridges. But there’s a significant complication.



Truck toll plan better than no plan

It is disappointing that the Democratic majority did not show the political courage to back the governor on his broader toll plan.

Bad news if Lamont gets rolled on tolls

Republicans are showing no interest in meeting the governor halfway. And if he was expecting backing from his fellow Democrats in control of the Senate -- forget about it.

Lamont does need a better toll campaign

Lamont needs to win over 76 of 91 House Democrats and at least 18 of 22 Senate Democrats because Republicans are united in opposition.

A pause on tolls, marijuana, more gaming

Major issues that the General Assembly did not act upon will soon be back.

Close deal on tolls, improve state ranking

Connecticut ranked 46th in both infrastructure and fiscal stability and 30th for its economy. These poor performers are related.