Monthly Archive for June, 2009

: June, 2009

Is the “block the box” bill dead?

As someone who has, on occasion, tried to make a green light and wound up stuck in a busy intersection, I can’t say I am all that excited about a proposal allowing cities and towns to authorize their

As another legislative session nears an end, another “open container” bill goes down for the count

After a lengthier-than-expected debate Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives this afternoon “passed temporarily” legislation making it illegal for drivers or their passengers to have open

DOT Commish didn’t use the word “dead” to describe Super 7, but…

While on the topic of Super 7 I spoke briefly today with Department of Transportation Commissioner Joseph Marie, who was hired about a year ago to take over the agency, about whether he might consider

Sens. Boucher vs. Duff over Super 7 = Spy vs. Spy

“Spy vs. Spy” is a nearly 50-year-old cartoon that originated in MAD Magazine depicting two spies – one garbed all in white, the other all in black – who are constantly at odds with no clear victor.

House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero is a smart man, but…

… he really needs to get the names of his sugary snacks correct. Cafero, R-Norwalk, is currently lambasting a piece of legislation that would require restaurant chains include calorie information on