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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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