PURA Hearing Scheduled for August 24

Posted on August 11, 2020 by admin


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The state’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has scheduled a public hearing for Monday, August 24, beginning at 10:00 a.m. This hearing is in response to PURA’s recent approval of Eversource’s request to increase its delivery rate. Between work-from-home orders and hot summer weather, customer electric bills were bound to be higher than usual. Raising rates on top of all this was not the right thing to do.

The hearing will take place over Zoom. PURA officials will be questioning Eversource

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Capitol Update: Power Outages, Eversource, Travel, and Absentee Ballots

Posted on August 9, 2020 by admin


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Power Outages

Tropical Storm Isaias left over 700,000 Connecticut residents without power. In response to the storm and its aftermath, Governor Lamont declared a State of Emergency to expedite the recovery process. Fortunately, hundreds of thousands of Eversource and United Illuminating (UI) customers have been restored.

As of this morning there are 10,670 UI customers and 167,000 Eversource customers without power. Eversource expects nearly all customers to have power by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, but

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Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Deadline Extensions

Posted on July 29, 2020 by admin


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The state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has announced the following deadline extensions for residents with expiring credentials, including credentials that expire between August 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020. Late fees will be waived for eligible expired credentials.

  • All licenses, permits, and identification cards: Lengthens the credential extension to 90 days for credentials that expire between August 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020.
  • All registrations, including International Registration

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