Support for truck-only tolls in place, Democrats say

Excerpt from CT Insider article.

One of the chief opponents to tolls, Joe Sculley, president of the Motor Transport Association of Connecticut, representing state trucks, said after the governor’s radio appearance that he believes the arithmetic is wrong in Lamont’s revenue projections.

“Governor Lamont firmly stated on WNPR’s ‘Where We Live’ this morning that truck tolls will raise $186 million per year,” Sculley said in a written statement. “However, the financial pro forma documents released by his administration on December 6, 2019, say they will raise $230.1 million,” Sculley said, stressing that federal loans could be tougher to get if the projections have declined.

After the House and Senate Democrats met, Lamont issued a statement saying he will move quickly toward a final plan. “Connecticut can no longer afford to kick the can down the potholed road,” he said.

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