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Murphy: Gas Tax Hike Should Be Considered For Funding Connecticut Transportation Projects

STAMFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork)U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy says it might make sense to raise the gas tax in Connecticut to help pay for road and transit projects. 169 more words


Construction Begins On New LIRR Access Point At Grand Central Terminal

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Signs of the new Long Island Rail Road concourse are starting to emerge at Grand Central Terminal.

On Tuesday, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials started construction on one of several access points that will connect LIRR passengers with the terminal. 226 more words


Cuomo Raising Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour For State Workers As Rallies Held Nationwide

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — On the same day that hundreds of fast food, home care and other workers rallied in New York City in pressing for a more livable wage… 871 more words


Bridgeport Mayor-Elect Joe Ganim Wants To Speed Up Police Hiring

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Bridgeport Mayor-elect Joe Ganim is making police hiring a priority as he gets ready to take office.

With police working another murder case involving a 22-year-old in the city, the incoming mayor faced the media Friday, WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane reported. 231 more words


Homeowner Says Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Was 'Almost A Goner'

GARDINER, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Norway Spruce almost met its demise before it was chosen as this year’s Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.

Last year, Albert Asendorf and his partner, Nancy Puchalski, were planning to cut down the 78-foot-tall, 10-ton tree, which has been in front of their family’s Gardiner home for five decades. 360 more words


Joe Ganim Declares Victory In Quest To Return To Bridgeport Mayor's Office

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Five years after he was released from prison for embezzling taxpayer dollars, Joe Ganim declared victory in his new bid for mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut. 582 more words