Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont
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Connecticut would rake in $1 billion a year for mass transit development if President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package is approved by Congress. Governor Ned Lamont has plans to use that money to update the state’s commuter rail service.

New York Sen. Chuck Schumer, D.-NY, center left, Gov. Kathy Hochul, second from right center, and Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, take part in a news conference near a home in Queens on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021.
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U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer of New York said the federal infrastructure bill will help inland communities cope with heavy rainfall — once it passes the U.S. House.

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Connecticut’s transportation infrastructure would be significantly improved by the federal infrastructure bill negotiated by the Biden Administration.

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The Long Island Sound could get over $100 million to combat nitrogen pollution and improve water quality. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said it’s a priority in the Federal infrastructure package.

Long Island Sound Connecticut Coast
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The U.S. Senate’s approval of a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill this week means one more step toward securing money to help improve the quality of Long Island Sound.