Home Energy Solutions Information

Posted on August 22, 2019 by admin


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Windows, doors, and electrical outlets are all common areas for your cool/warm air to escape, causing air conditioner units and heaters to work harder and increase your energy usage. Weatherizing can help keep energy use down without sacrificing comfort.

Please know that Eversource offers a low-cost in-home assessment service, called Home Energy Solutions, that includes weatherization.

During the in-home visit, authorized contractors make on-the-spot energy improvements, such as:

CBIA Gives Rep. France Perfect Score

Posted on August 16, 2019 by admin


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Connecticut’s largest business organization recently honored State Representative Mike France (R-42) for achieving a perfect score for votes taken on key bills identified as impacting Connecticut’s economic competitiveness and business climate during the 2019 legislative session.

The Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) ranked all state lawmakers based on their support for the business community’s positions on 10 important policies. The bills all affect job creation, small business

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Transfer Station Conversations With State Rep. Mike France

Posted on July 23, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD — State Representative Mike France (R-42) will be at the Preston Transfer Station on Saturday, August 10th to meet with constituents and discuss the 2019 Legislative Session and answer any questions concerning what’s currently happening up in Hartford. Constituents can stop by any time between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. for one-on-one conversations.

WHEN: Saturday, August 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Preston Transfer Station, 108 Ross Road, Preston, CT

This event is free and open

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Rep. France Hosting Two Post-Session Town Hall Meetings

Posted on June 13, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – State Mike France (R-Ledyard) invites constituents to meet with him at either the Ledyard Town Hall or the Preston Public Library to discuss the 2019 Legislative Session, which concluded on June 5th. Rep. France will be going over, and answering questions on, major issues such as the new biennial budget, the minimum wage hike, paid family and medical leave and tolls.

Ledyard

When: Thursday, June 20, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where: Ledyard Town Hall Annex
741 Colonel Ledyard Highway,

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House and Senate Republicans Offer Free Market Alternative to Big Government FML Program

Posted on June 3, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – During hours-long debate on paid family and medical leave legislation, the Connecticut General Assembly Conservative Caucus proposed, on behalf of the entire Republican caucus, an alternative that would provide important medical leave coverage for families without burdening individual taxpayers with a mandatory new payroll tax.

Unfortunately, the measure was defeated on a mostly party-line vote of 84-61.

Instead, the Democrat plan for paid family and medical leave that passed the House mandates employers offer up to 12 weeks of paid leave to their employees with a maximum benefit of 60 times minimum wage, which is currently $606 per week. To fund the program, virtually all employees will be compelled to pay one-half of one per cent of their gross earnings into a new state-run fund, whether they intend to ever take the leave or not. The payout is tied to federal benchmarks so the amount paid to employees taking leave will increase automatically when those benchmarks rise.

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