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Quick-Thinking Norwalk Police Officer Saves Driver From Oncoming Train

NORWALK, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A Norwalk police officer is being hailed as a hero after his quick thinking helped prevent a train from colliding with an SUV. 341 more words


Connecticut Lawmakers Scramble After Budget Miscalculation

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Connecticut lawmakers must now find ways to close a budget gap after an aide for Gov. Dannel Malloy admitted there was a miscalculation in the Democrat’s proposed state budget. 271 more words


Calls Grow For Tolls At Connecticut Borders

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Some Connecticut lawmakers are pushing hard for electronic tolls at the state’s borders.

As WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported, better car mileage has led to a reduction in the amount of money collected from the state’s gas tax, prompting lawmakers to search for a new funding source to pay for… 447 more words


Commuter Advocate: Banning Smoking On CT Railroad Platforms Is A Step Too Far

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) -While an effort to ban smoking on railroad station platforms is underway in Connecticut, one commuter advocate thinks it’s a step too far. 205 more words


Connecticut Lawmakers Look To Fund Malloy's Transportation Overhaul

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Connecticut lawmakers on Monday are tackling how to pay for Gov. Dannel Malloy’s 30-year, $100-billion effort to overhaul transportation in the state… 282 more words


Connecticut Business Leaders Look To Jump-Start Malloy's Transportation Plan

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Even initial funding for Gov. Dannel Malloy‘s transportation plan doesn’t kick in for three years.

So how does Connecticut get the highway and rail projects moving? 355 more words