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CT Lawmaker: Arena Sales Tax Could Help Avoid Rail Fare Hike

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A Connecticut lawmaker has come up with a creative way to avoid a proposed rail fare increase.

Connecticut State Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton, suggests eliminating tax exemptions for the XL Center in Hartford and a single gas company, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reports. 166 more words

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DEEP: Send Us Your Deer Heads, Connecticut Hunters

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) –– The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s Wildlife Division is asking Connecticut hunters to provide them with deer heads to test for a relatively new disease. 228 more words

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Critics Claim New Bar Cars On Metro-North New Haven Line Are Distraction From Fare Hike

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — There was good news and bad news for Connecticut commuters Tuesday night, and some think they might be related – despite protests from Gov. 608 more words

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Bar Cars May Return To Metro-North's New Haven Line

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Metro-North riders on Monday were toasting the news of the possible return of bar cars to the New Haven line… 521 more words

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Petition Circulated To Stop Planned Rail Fare Increases In Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A state representative is circulating a petition with the aim of stopping a proposed five percent fare increase on Connecticut’s commuter rail lines. 198 more words

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Sen. Blumenthal: Amtrak Bypass Proposal Would 'Paralyze' Traffic In Connecticut Town

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (CBSNewYork)– Residents of a Connecticut town near the Rhode Island border are strongly opposed to the idea of a long term rail fix plan and worry it will destroy the essence of their quiet community. 133 more words

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First Of 6 Hearings To Be Held On Proposed Rail, Bus Fare Increases In Connecticut

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The first of six public hearings on planned rail and bus fare increases will be held in Old Saybrook.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is proposing a 5 percent fare increase on the New Haven commuter rail line, including the New Canaan, Danbury and Waterbury branches and Shore Line East. 237 more words

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