Connecticut officials said the addition of a new lane on I-95 in Fairfield County would begin as soon as Congress passes President Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill. The bill is awaiting action in the U.S. House.
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.
U.S. Representative Jim Himes of Connecticut said Congress wants to make sure that translators and other Afghans who worked closely with the U.S. military can get out of Afghanistan. American troops are expected to come home by the end of August.