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Highway Tolls In Connecticut: Where Are We?

Susan Haigh
Opponents of highway tolls in Connecticut pose in front of an inflatable "Toll Troll" outside the Capitol in Hartford in March. The conservative Yankee Institute for Public Policy organized the protest ahead of a planned committee vote on tolls.

The tolls debate is coming to a head in Connecticut. Democrats support tolls to fund highway and railroad projects. Republicans oppose tolls and want to borrow money for the Special Transportation Fund to pay for those projects. Meanwhile, unions, homebuilders and truckers are fiercely lobbying to swing their vote. To toll or not to toll…with our guests: