Stimulus

Metro-North 'Penn Station Access' Plan To Resume

May 14, 2021
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A plan to bring the Metro-North railroad through Penn Station has been revived.

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Connecticut House Republicans have proposed an alternative to Democratic Governor Ned Lamont’s spending plan for the American Rescue Act funding. The state is set to receive $2.6 billion in federal assistance.

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont rolled out a plan to invest $150 million in small businesses on Monday. Lamont visited a business incubator in a renovated factory building in Hartford to highlight the initiative.

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran
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Long Island elected officials and trade groups made a list of capital improvements worth over $5 billion that they hope Congress will fund through President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal.

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.
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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the $1.9 trillion federal coronavirus relief and stimulus bill approved by Democrats in his chamber will send $100 billion in aid to his home state of New York.

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