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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has introduced new legislation to improve infrastructure and water quality.

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Elected officials from Oyster Bay, Long Island, say they’re against any Cross Sound tunnel or bridge that comes into the town.

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A new poll finds that most Americans think that the government should fund infrastructure projects. But they don’t agree on which level of government should pay.

The poll by Long Island University’s Hornstein Center finds that almost three-quarters of Americans say there needs to be investment in infrastructure.

And while 78 percent say the government needs to foot the bill, 40 percent say it should be the federal government, and 39 percent say it should be the states or local governments.

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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut says President Donald Trump’s long awaited infrastructure plan is a total fantasy.  

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A group of Republicans in the Connecticut House who call themselves the Conservative Caucus have drawn a line in the sand when it comes to highway tolls. The reintroduction of highway tolls is expected to be a flashpoint in the state’s legislative session that begins this week.