Buckbee’s Proposals to Lower Electricity Rates, Increase Consumer Protections Scheduled for Hearing

Posted on February 17, 2023


HARTFORD – Since the beginning of the current legislative session, State Rep. Bill Buckbee (R-New Milford) has been advocating for greater transparency of Connecticut’s electricity rate setting process and for clearer regulations on the operations of third party energy suppliers – encouraging their continued participation on the state market. These concepts have been approved by the Energy & Technology committee to be heard on Tuesday, February 21, at the Legislative Office Building.

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Buckbee Supports State Police Contract, Additional Measures Aiding Law Enforcement

Posted on January 26, 2023


Hartford – The House of Representatives convened on Wednesday to act on an updated bargaining agreement with the state police force. State Rep. Bill Buckbee (R-New Milford) voted in support of the contract, which was approved by a final vote tally of 142 – 1.

“The Connecticut State Police recruitment and retention has been quickly declining. This contract won’t fix all the issues associated with low morale or reverse the pieces of partisan legislation that have made policing a much tougher job than

Buckbee, Republicans Unveil a Better Way to Energy Affordability

Posted on January 17, 2023


HARTFORD – Today Senate and House Republican Leaders detailed a comprehensive package of policy proposals to reduce the cost of electric bills and make energy more affordable over the long term.


The policies will reduce energy costs for CT families by over $362 million per year, saving the average household over $210 next year.  In the long run, the plan will drive down costs by even more and implement important ratepayer protections against utilities.

The package