PURA Schedules Eversource Hearing for August 24

Posted on August 12, 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, which is why PURA subsequently suspended the increase pending further investigation.

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Should the State Control Your Local Zoning Laws?

Posted on July 27, 2020 by admin


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For longer than anyone can remember, Connecticut towns have had the ability, granted by the state, to control their own zoning locally. That may, however, be about to change, if certain proposals now circulating in Hartford and around the state become law. This is a subject that affects everyone, and I think it’s important that you be informed.

The most notable exception to local zoning control is the 8-30g statute, which was passed 30 years ago and was designed to stimulate the construction of affordable

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Online Listening Sessions Tomorrow: Absentee Ballots, Telehealth Coverage, and Capping the Cost of Insulin

Posted on July 20, 2020 by admin


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Tomorrow at 2:00 p.m., the Government Administration and Elections (GAE) Committee will hold an online public listening session on An Act Concerning (ACC) Absentee Voting at the 2020 State Election and Election Day Registration (LCO #3576).

The Insurance & Real Estate Committee will also be hosting a public listening session tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. on two bills: AAC Diabetes and High Deductible Plans (LCO #3601) and AAC Telehealth (LCO #3614).

If you have an opinion on any of these issues, and would

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