Gov. Dannel Malloy at Union Station in New Haven, CT announcing substation upgrade. Behind him (L to R) are U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, CT DOT Comm. James Redeker and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy said work is beginning Monday on an upgrade to a substation in Cos Cob, Connecticut. The $10 million upgrade is expected to improve the operation of Metro North’s New Haven line trains.
Governor Dannel Malloy proposed some more tax relief for Connecticut residents on Friday. A tax break for retired teachers and the removal of the state sales tax on non-prescription drugs are among the proposals.
On Wednesday Connecticut officials announced they are delaying the implementation of stricter performance evaluations for public school teachers. The state is also establishing a task force to study the implementation of the Common Core standards that were adopted four years ago.
Connecticut House Republicans are proposing half of the state’s projected $500 million budget surplus this year be spent on tax cuts. House Democrats and Gov. Dannel Malloy are reluctant to endorse the proposal.