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William A. O'Neill:

An Inventory of His Gubernatorial Records at the Connecticut State Archives.

Subseries Title: Newspaper Clippings

Subseries ID: 005PO-0007

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BoxFolder IDFolder TitleFolder DatesFolder Contents
3210007PO-001[Newspaper Articles]--Bridge1981-1986Department of Transportation press releases, newspaper articles and copies of correspondence in relation to discussion about a bridge or another ferry to Long Island; information about bridge replacem
3210007PO-002[Newspaper Articles]--Bridge Collapse 1983June-August 1983Hour by hour description of Governor's actions June 28-30, 1983; comments for press conference; Department of Economic Development issues information on alternate routes to I-95; speculation on cause
3210007PO-003[Newspaper Articles]--Bridge Collapse 1983September-October 1983Northbound lanes of highway reopened to trucks and buses; bridge inspector arrested for forgery; Department of Transportation internal review of bridge inspection policies and procedures; charge and c
3210007PO-004[Newspaper Articles]--Bridge Collapse 1983November 1983-1986Interim report on implementation of Department of Transportation inspection policies and procedures; Governor's Task Force on Infrastructure; reports on bridge inspections; temporary span replace; Dep
3210007PO-005[Newspaper Articles]--InfrastructureJune-July 1983Governor's response to Westchester County Executive's complaints about comments made by Commissioner Burns; Governor requests federal aid to repair Mianus River Bridge; National Governors' Association
3210007PO-006[Newspaper Articles]--InfrastructureAugust-December 1983Governor's statement to the National Governors' Association; Governor's Op-Ed piece for the Greenwich Times; local needs infrastructure questionnaire; reports.
3220007PO-007[Newspaper Articles]--InfrastructureJanuary-May 1984Department of Transportation dismisses two divers for misuse of state funds; possible tax increase to fund bridge repairs; Task Force Report on Bridges and Dams; Governor's comments about the report;
3220007PO-008[Newspaper Articles]--InfrastructureJune-July 1984National Transportation Safety Board report on the Mianus River Bridge collapse; allegations of fraud at the Department; criminal investigation of the collapse.
3220007PO-009[Newspaper Articles]--Infrastructure II1984-1986Press releases, copies of Governor's speeches, articles about the Department of Transportation's plan to inspect and repair bridges; special tax obligation bonds to fund first ten years of Governor's
3220007PO-010[Newspaper Articles]--Infrastructure IIApril-November 1984Governor's Task Force on Infrastructure reports on roads and highways, hazardous waste facilities, water supply, etc.
3220007PO-011[Newspaper Articles]--Infrastructure IIDecember 1984-December 19Notice of contracts being offered; progress reports; Governor's Task Force on Infrastructure Final Report.
3220007PO-012Newspaper Articles--Governor's Commission on Long Term Care1986-1988Newspaper coverage of the Commission's work; report How Will We Pay; update on Governor's plan of action following report.