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Bolinsky: Eversource Response Hearing Dates Announced for Public

Posted on October 16, 2020 by jdooley


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NEWTOWN- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) is reminding Newtown residents that Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) will be holding a public hearing on Eversource response to Tropical Storm Isaias on October 21 and 23.

“This is a formal opportunity for us to comment, on the record, and have our voices be part of PURA’s formal investigation of Eversource’s terrible storm response.  But, it is more.  Eversource and PURA failed Newtown and our surrounding communities.  I have already registered

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PURA Hearings on Utility Response to Tropical Storm Isaias

Posted on October 14, 2020 by jdooley


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In August, the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) initiated a docket 20-08-03 to review the electric distribution companies’  responses to Storm Isaias. Three public hearings have been scheduled through online Zoom calls. Any legislator or member of the public wishing to speak may do so by registering through the web links:

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR NEWTOWN RESIDENTS: Social Security Announces 1.3 Percent Benefit Increase for 2021

Posted on October 14, 2020 by jdooley


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Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 1.3 percent in 2021, the Social Security Administration announced today.

The 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 64 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2021. Increased payments to more than 8 million SSI beneficiaries will begin on December 31, 2020. (Note: some people receive both Social Security and SSI benefits).

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