News Junkie: Electronic tolls find their way into budget debate

HARTFORD, Conn. — In June, the House failed to muster enough support to pass legislation to set up electronic highway tolling, but legislative support may not matter if Gov. Dannel P. Malloy gets his way.

Within the compromise budget proposal Malloy put forward last week there’s language to create a Transportation Finance Authority to possibly authorize electronic tolling.

“We are proposing the creation of a quasi-public that will be focused on analyzing the revenues dedicated to the Special Transportation Fund, projecting out-year revenues and expenditures, and ensuring the solvency and adequacy of the Special Transportation Fund,” Meg Green, a spokeswoman for Malloy, said.

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