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PURA Hearings on Utility Response to Tropical Storm Isaias

Posted on October 13, 2020 by cthomas


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:

Special Session September 30

Posted on October 2, 2020 by cthomas


On September 30, the House of Representatives was called into session to discuss various pieces of legislation that we were unable to vote on during regular session, and others that were drafted this summer. Working deep into the night, we confirmed four judges and passed several bills that may be of interest to you.

HB 7006: The Energy Bill

HB 7006, colloquially called “The Energy Bill,” addresses electric company performance and accountability. This bill creates a performance-based rate-setting

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Reps. McGorty, Klarides and Area Legislators to Host Farmers to Families Event

Posted on September 22, 2020 by cthomas



State Rep. Ben McGorty, House Republican Leader Themis Klarides and area legislators will be hosting a Farmers to Family Food box distribution event to benefit the greater Naugatuck Valley that will take place Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Nolan Field in Ansonia.

The event will take place from noon to 6:30 p.m. or for as long as the supplies last. At least 1,150 food boxes will be handed out. Nolan Field is located at 461 Wakelee Ave., in Ansonia.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture F2F food program is being

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