Transportation and Climate Initiative

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

In this Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, file photo, then-Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg talks to supporters, in Detroit.
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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont joined former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday to support an initiative from the philanthropic billionaire to back President Joe Biden’s climate goals.

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A patchwork of states have joined in an effort to modernize transportation along the East Coast and reduce gas emissions that contribute to climate change. This Transportation and Climate Initiative would also bring more electric vehicles (EVs) to New England roads and changes to the region’s power grid.

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont said he has a program to help keep state residents healthy and improve the environment. He said: take the bus.