State $$$ proposed for airport, Congress St. Bridge

CT POST: BRIDGEPORT — As he exits the governor’s office, Dannel Malloy and his administration are giving $14.6 million worth of parting gifts to the city that helped elect him twice and recently ensured another Democrat — Ned Lamont — will take over as Connecticut’s chief executive.

The state bond commission, which is chaired by the retiring Malloy and borrows money for infrastructure and other needs all over Connecticut, will have its final meeting of the Malloy era Dec. 11.

And the agenda, published online Tuesday, includes some big dollar amounts for a handful of high-profile Bridgeport projects sought by Mayor Joe Ganim’s administration and the city’s legislative delegation. Ganim and Bridgeport’s legislators are all, like Malloy and Lamont, Democrats. READ MORE>>