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Shelton hopes for project funds from state Legislature

Sewer expansion project is a critical priority

The state legislative session that begins in January is not the ideal time for the City of Shelton to ask for money for big-ticket projects, said Troy Nichols, the city’s lobbyist.

The short 60-session that begins Jan. 10 is generally reserved for minor tweaks in policy and the state budget, Nichols told the Shelton City Council Nov. 9 at a study session.

The state “left very little as far as bonding capacity for the entire state,” he said. “In fact, in terms of general obligation bonds, they left about $82 million to spend for the entire state, so you divide that $82 million by 49 legislative...


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