Rail Infrastructure Improvements http://wshu.org en Malloy announces $18 million in funding for microgrids http://wshu.org/post/malloy-announces-18-million-funding-microgrids <p>Connecticut says it's planning the first program in the nation to keep power on in critical buildings during outages. Governor Dannel Malloy announced in Bridgeport on Wednesday that eight towns and cities will be given $18 million to establish microgrids.</p><p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 16:27:02 +0000 Ebong Udoma 2479 at http://wshu.org US Transportation Secretary seeks support for more federal spending on rail http://wshu.org/post/us-transportation-secretary-seeks-support-more-federal-spending-rail <div align="left">The new U.S. Transportation Secretary used a visit to Connecticut today on Monday to urge Congress to support a $40 billion plan to improve rail transportation. The plan is contained in President Obama's 2014 federal budget proposal. It's the secretary's first visit to a state since he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate last month.<br><p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:54:10 +0000 Ebong Udoma 2413 at http://wshu.org US Transportation Secretary seeks support for more federal spending on rail