Legislators will consider a bill to add funds to continue free bus service, phase out rather than immediately eliminate the gas tax holiday, and add to the program to compensate private sector essential workers for their service during the pandemic.
By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com
Connecticut lawmakers plan to meet for a special session after Thanksgiving to commit more funding to an energy assistance program, increase bonuses for some essential workers and extend breaks on bus fares and the gas tax, House Speaker Matt Ritter said Friday.
That agenda solidified Thursday following a meeting between Gov. Ned Lamont and legislative leaders and comes after both Eversource and United Illuminating informed utility regulators that Connecticut residents will see their electric bills rise more than $80 a month.
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