Panel set to dole out bond funds again

Published on Monday, 27 November 2017 21:30
Written by The Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The panel that doles out state capital funding is finally meeting after a five-month hiatus. And there’s a long list of projects to finance. The items include $40 million worth of improvements to the XL Center in Hartford and $94.5 million to help rebuild an aging railroad bridge on the New Haven Line in Norwalk. Also included are millions of dollars for grants to municipalities, improvements to state facilities, economic development assistance to businesses and body cameras for 14 police departments, including $790,421 for New Haven.

Chaired by Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, the State Bond Commission did not meet while state lawmakers grappled with how to reach a state budget agreement.

Posted in New Britain Herald, State on Monday, 27 November 2017 21:30. Updated: Monday, 27 November 2017 21:32.