Posted on September 2, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon
HARTFORD — House Republican Leader Themis Klarides and Senate Republican Leader Len Fasano on Tuesday called on leading Democrats to reject the full extension of Governor Lamont’s emergency powers that come without checks and balances. The legislature’s leading Republicans wrote to their majority party counterparts as well as Democrats who lead the legislature’s Public Health Committee. Read the letter here or below.
Dear Senator Looney, Speaker Aresimowicz, Senator Duff, Representative…
Posted on August 21, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon
The Legislature’s Energy and Technology Committee will hold a virtual Informational Forum on Tropical Storm Isaias Response and Electric Utility Rate Increases with invited speakers on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 10:30 A.M. via ZOOM.
For interested residents you will be able to access the livestream of the virtual Informational Forum by visiting www.CT-N.com.
The Energy Committee is requesting that testimony be limited to matters related to Tropical Storm Isaias Utility Response and the July…
Posted on July 29, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon
Many constituents have reached out to me regarding a stark increase in their electric bills. The July billing cycle reflected recently enacted rate increases that were approved by PURA, the state’s regulatory authority on energy delivery, at the end of June. These rate hikes are unreasonable, especially in light of the pandemic forcing many people to spend greater amounts of time indoors and in turn using more electricity.
In response to the sudden rate hikes, House Republican leaders joined their…