Lawmakers to discuss electronic tolls, legalized gambling

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — State lawmakers are holding a meeting to discuss the controversial topic of electronic tolls.

The technology is being hailed by some as a possible solution to the state budget crisis in Connecticut.

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Others, however, are firm in their opposition, saying lawmakers need to find another way to bring in funds.

An update on the state’s plans for electronic tolling is expected on Monday morning.

Lawmakers are also expected to take up legalized gambling in the General Assembly next term.

According to the Hartford Courant (, casinos and sports betting will be on the table when lawmakers return to the Capitol on Feb. 7.

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