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Environmental advocates said they are disappointed Connecticut lawmakers didn’t put the Transportation Climate Initiative on the agenda for a special session next week.

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Connecticut has reduced greenhouse gas emissions from electricity generation, but emissions from transportation and buildings are up. That’s according to a state environmental report.

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Connecticut GOP lawmakers plan to rally public support to stop Democrats from resurrecting a multi-state transportation climate initiative (TCI). The initiative championed by Governor Ned Lamont died during the regular legislative session. Some Democrats want to reconsider it in a special session later this month.

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Connecticut trade unions and environmental advocacy groups want state lawmakers to pass the Transportation and Climate Initiative.