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  • Legislators Call On Congress To Reverse Plum Island Mandate

    A group of Connecticut and New York lawmakers is calling on Congress to reverse a mandate requiring the sale of the federally controlled Plum Island in Long Island Sound. The island, which rests to the east of Long Island's Orient Point within the New...
  • Federal And State Officials Praise Canton Hydropower Project

    Federal And State Officials Praise Canton Hydropower Project
    CANTON — A hydropower proposal on the Farmington River in Collinsville was cited as an example for Connecticut and the nation Tuesday as federal, state and local officials announced an important step forward for the project. U.S. Sen. Christopher...
  • With highway fund running dry, DOT and Congress look for revenue

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Transportation said Tuesday that it would start limiting payments to states for road and transit projects next month in an attempt to conserve the federal Highway Trust Fund's rapidly diminishing cash balance. Usually,...
  • Collinsville Hydro Revival In The Pipeline

    Though it has taken an ungodly amount of time, it now looks as if Canton will again be able to use the Collinsville dams to generate electricity. The better news is that it can do so in a way that doesn't harm fish or the river ecology. The two dams were...
  • What's this, a bipartisan proposal to increase the US gas tax?

     
    Filed under: MPG, Legislation and Policy, USA It would be the first federal hike in gas taxes since 1993. One Democrat and one Republican senator are reaching across the aisle to try to solve an upcoming funding shortfall for US road improvements. Of...
  • Key Vacancies in Bristol, New Britain Races

    As both parties maneuver for advantage in the General Assembly in the November elections, the New Britain and Bristol ballots have two key vacancies. The Democratic candidate in Senate District 31 and the Republican in Senate District 6 are out of the...
  • Senators call for 12-cent gas-tax increase to replenish highway fund

    As Congress works to approve a short-term infusion of cash to prevent a halt in highway and road construction projects this summer, a pair of senators called Wednesday for raising national fuel taxes by 12 cents a gallon over the next two years as part of...
  • Ten Subs For The Price Of Nine And A Push For Separate Budget For Ohio-Class Replacement

    Now that the Navy has signed the largest shipbuilding contract in its history with Electric Boat, the service will save $2 billion and get 10 attack submarines for roughly the price of nine. At the same time, the state's congressional delegation is...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Ten Commandments'

    Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Ten Commandments'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 20 - 26, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Orphan Black Tatiana Maslany stars as Sarah...
  • Edward Snowden, Pulitzer Prizes: Sunday topics

    Edward Snowden, Pulitzer Prizes: Sunday topics
    UPDATED: Edward Snowden and the Pulitzer Prizes will be topics Sunday on the morning programs. Glenn Greenwald is giving his first interview since winning the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for The Guardian's coverage of Snowden's National Security...
  • Russian and Ukrainian officials trade blame for continued violence

    Russian and Ukrainian officials trade blame for continued violence
    WASHINGTON — The fragile diplomatic accord to resolve the Ukraine crisis frayed Sunday as an armed clash erupted in eastern Ukraine and top Russian and Ukrainian officials, appearing on television talk shows, each demanded the other side lay down...