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Monday, March 9, 2015

Traffic approaches Maine Turnpike toll booths in Gardiner, Maine in...

Traffic approaches Maine Turnpike toll booths in Gardiner, Maine in Feb. 2011. Connecticut once again considers the generation-old question of whether or not to bring back tolls.Photo: Robert F. Bukaty, AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File From U.S. 1 in Greenwich to Mill Plain Road in Danbury, the communities that are the gateways to Connecticut now find themselves bound together in a common cause: fighting highway tolls But could lawmakers representing those who live on the state's borders have the clout to stop highway tolls from being brought back after a 30-year absence? And is there any political sweetener that could make toll foes change their minds? "It's a game of incrementalism," said Mark Boughton , the longtime Danbury mayor.

http://www.ctpost.com/printpromotion/article/The-politics-of-highway-tolls-6122764.php

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