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Courtesy of the State of Connecticut

The Democratic and Republican leaders of the Connecticut Senate say they’ve reached an agreement to share control of their chamber. This comes after both sides ended up with an equal number of seats as a result of the November election.

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A new report finds Connecticut’s old roads and bridges cost motorists more than $5 billion each year.

The report was released on Tuesday by TRIP, a nonprofit transportation research group sponsored by insurance companies and businesses involved in road construction.

The Connecticut House of Representatives joined the state Senate on Monday in unanimously approving a bill to provide more transparent billing and marketing by electricity suppliers. Lawmakers passed the bill in response to hundreds of consumer complaints about sharply higher prices and deceptive marketing.