The state Bond Commission has met to approved funding, some for road repair and maintenance. There was also $6 million approved for improvements to Western, Central, Eastern, and Southern Connecticut State University buildings. The work includes restoration of academic facilities, upgrading safety systems and other ground improvements.
$15 million in bond money was also approved for construction of a new dock yard for the Danbury Branch Line in Norwalk. Other funding will be used for make ADA improvements at judicial branch facilities across the state. There was also bond money approved for brownfield remediation, upgrades for Department of Veteran Affairs properties and for housing programs to combat homelessness.
Governor Malloy defended approval of $10 million to a provide a grant-in-aid to Hartford for improvements at Dillon Stadium and Colt Park. He says the funding is subject to Hartford approving an agreement to license the stadium to a professional sports team.