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HARTFORD — A new analysis shows the bulk of Connecticut’s legislative districts would be affected by a contentious proposal to install electronic tolls on three interstates and one highway.

The Waterbury Republican-American on Monday reported how the affected roads run through communities in 110 of the 151 House of Representatives districts and 33 of the 36 Senate districts.

Motor Transport Association of Connecticut President Joe Sculley, who opposes tolls, says some lawmakers with districts along Interstates 84, 91 and 95 and Route 15 are wary of political repercussions from supporting tolling legislation. But he says it’s also a statewide issue affecting districts where tolls aren’t planned.

Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont says there are “ongoing quiet conversations” about tolls, but he has yet to call the General Assembly back for a vote.

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